Dr. Mario World announced for smartphones
It's coming out early in the morning.
Nintendo announced Dr. Mario World for iOS and Android devices in partnership with LINE. The puzzle game will launch as free to download titles with optional purchases in the application at the beginning of the summer in around 60 countries / regions, including Japan and the United States.
See the press release below.
Nintendo announces a mobile partnership with LINE Corporation and a new smart card game
Kyoto, Japan, February 1, 2019. JST-Nintendo Co., Ltd. , Tokyo, President: Takeshi Idezava, hereinafter referred to as "LINE") announced a partnership in mobile games. The companies will jointly develop and jointly run a new game for smart devices.
1. The context of partnership
Nintendo continues with the introduction of unique entertainment products and characters such as Mario, establishing itself as a globally recognized brand that represents the culture of video games in the home entertainment industry. In 2016, Nintendo entered the game with mobile games, creating even more opportunities for consumers to get involved in Nintendo IP and reach the audience outside of their dedicated video game business.
LINE, as part of its corporate closing mission, LINE is dedicated to creating a world that easily links people, information, content and services anywhere, anytime and at the best possible distance. In an effort to realize the independent Smart Portal strategy, LINE offers services in various areas to its 165 million active users per month in four key markets (Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia), where the customer base continues to expand.
Using the benefits of both companies, Nintendo and LINE will jointly develop and jointly manage a new action puzzle game in which Dr. Mario called Dr. Mario World to be announced by Nintendo. Dr. Mario Worl aims at the global release of the early 2019, including Japan and the United States.
Together with Nintendo and LINE, NHN Entertainment, who has published and conducted various online and mobile games, will participate in the development and work of Dr. Mario World.