Nintendo has taken to Twitter to announce that it is bringing the beloved Mario Kart video game series to mobile devices with the release of Mario Kart Tour during the next financial year, which runs between April 2018 and March 2019.
The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour Releasing in the fiscal year ending in March 2019. pic.twitter.com/8GIyR7ZM4z
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018
Nintendo has been actively looking to bring its IPs to mobile devices lately, with the release of Super Mario Run, Fire Emblem Heroes and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. In addition to the Mario Kart title, it has also been rumoured that a mobile version of The Legend of Zelda is also in the works.