VIDEO GAMES: The game “Mario Kart” is due out by March 2019 …

The skins of economic bananas left on the road to Nintendo by disappointing sales of its console Wii U seem long gone. Doped mushroom-turbo with its latest machine, the switch , he would have more than 12 million units between April and December 2017, the Japanese manufacturer is preparing to launch on the market the equivalent of a good big shell red: a version for smartphones of its racing game Mario Kart.

After launching Super Mario Run , Fire Emblem Heroes or  Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , the mobile adaptations of three of its major franchises ( Zelda is also in preparation ), Nintendo potentially preparing a new commercial success with Mario Kart, the various iterations, on almost all consoles kyotoïte firm, have passed some 120 million copies, according to the website VGChartz .

According to the announcement made on various Twitter accounts of Nintendo, the game should be called Mario Kart Tour and exit by March 2019. Its success should depend in particular on Nintendo’s ability to offer a gameplay adapted to the support , not to abuse in-game purchases, and above all, to connect a multi-player mode, almost the raison d’être of Mario Kart.