Smartphone Mario Kart Delayed To This Summer In Japan

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When Mario Kart Tour was first announced last year, it was slated for release on Android and iOS sometime before March 2019. Now, in Japan, the smartphone game has been pushed back to summer.


Nintendo of America has yet to announce whether or not the U.S. release has also been delayed. This article will be updated if that announcement is made.


The reasons Nintendo game for the delay was to “improve quality” and “expand the post-release service content.”

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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I’m not going to lie: I totally forgot this was a thing.