Mario Kart Tour: Finally Launched on iPhone and Android and You should definitely try it !!

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Today might be an exciting day for all Mario Kart Fans, the long awaited Nintendo mobile game Mario Kart Tour has finallay arrived on both Android and iOS

This big-name franchise of Nintendo has been announced at the beginning of 2018 and launched officially for both iOS and Android devices on September 25, 2019, in 163 territories. Users who pre-registered have already acquired the game a day earlier.

How to Install The Game?

The Game is a free-to-start from the App Store and Google Play meaning that all you need to do is download the game for free and play it, on both Android and iOS. The game incorporates restrictions and timers and the players must spend an amount of the game currency to advance in the different races.

It is recommended by the Mario Kart Tour Website that your device should have 1.5 GB of RAM or more to play the game with ease and you will need some free space on your device, also, a Nintendo account is required to play the game, if it is your first time into the world of Nintendo games and consoles, you’ll be taken into some steps to have an account and you will need a valid email address to successfully do it.

Gameplay

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The main goal of the game is to finish the courses first, with a major update of going global and having races from around courses inspired by real-world cities in addition to classic Mario Kart Tour courses.

When you drive through Item Boxes, you can get access to an arsenal of powerful items that can turn things on your advantage by mixing them up on the racetrack!

You will play the game in a portrait mode where you can drag the finger acroos the screen and it will steer the Kart, also the Kart accelerates automatically, and if you get close to a wall, it will steer you away from it

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There are various tricks that players can perform, especially the gliding mechanics where you can glide over ramps on the course whenever you drive over them.

Many series of cups can be played, and every cup is made of four races, the final of them is a fun challenging mode, and if you got enough stars you move to next cup.

Every time you complete a race, Awards are basically stars and Rubies, those Rubies are the premium game currency. and with it, you can purchase randomized green pipes and unlock the best drivers in the game

Drivers

There are 20 playable drivers in the game, and they are sorted by the difficulty and rarity to unlock them.

As similar to Mario Kart : Double Dash!!, Drivers had their special items and can have better bonuses and better races based on their rarity.

In the new Mechanic wich is Frenzy Mode, when the racer can collect three of the same item, he can activate the mode and get invincibility for a certain period of time, also he could get an unlimited supply of the item collected.

There are three sort of characters based on rarity and the difficulty of unlocking them: Normal, Super, and High-End. Also the Karts and the Gliders are sorted on the same kind of levels as the charachters: Normal, Super and High-End.

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Courses

Nintendo did great when returning all the characters well known in the history of the series, and it did also greater when bringing many famous courses from previous games to the Mario Kart Tour, the amazing is that they also add new layouts that can only bring the jow to every player that tries it.

Most long-time players of the game will definitely enjoy more than a dozen of the returning courses.

There are new courses based on real cities, like the New York Minute course inspired by the roads and places of New York City, and there is also a course inspired by the City of Tokyo, called Tokyo Blur, and a course inspired by the City of Paris in France.

There are two variants of courses, some with the T variant wich means that the course have many glider ramps and obstacles with tricks, and some other courses comes with an R variant, wich refer to Reverse where you can drive the track backwards

How much does it costs?

The Game is completely free to play at the beginning, but there are some optional in-game purchases with what you could have as Rubies and coins, to acquire new Karts, characters or items. But if you don’t have these by earning in the gameplay, you could simply buy them with real money. 3 Rubies will cost you $1.99, and 10 Rubies will cost 5.99$, for example.

You can choose to not buy these optional packs and just having all the fun by advancing slowly in the game and winning in the various races available.

The Game Trailer

Credit: Official Nintendo Mobile Channel on Youtube

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