Earlier today, legendary game developer Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise visit to the Apple iPhone keynote to announce that Mario would finally make his smartphone debut in the form of Super Mario Run for iOS. What was not made clear was where Android users fit in. Now, thanks to the folks at IGN, we know. Super Mario Run will not make its debut on Android in 2016.
In an interview with IGN, Miyamoto stressed the importance of a stable development platform for Super Mario Run and that iOS was the right choice for that to happen. At the same time, he also confirmed that Android would not be left in the dust completely, and an Android version of the title would eventually arrive sometime after this year.
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