We all know that Super Mario is super popular. Every generation has embraced the plumber since gaming began. So it is no surprise how popular Super Mario Run was when it was announced that it would be arriving for our smartphones.
So it is also no surprise to learn that the game has managed to make Google’s “Most Popular New Games of 2017” list. This is Mario after all.
According to Google, the game was the most downloaded new game of the year, joining titles like Bubble Witch 3 Saga, Magic Tiles 3, CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars, and Ballz. The game was originally released as an iOS exclusive in 2016 when it was announced alongside the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus.
It was later released on Android earlier this year and according to reports, the game managed total of to get a total of 150 million downloads, and that was in April. Obviously the game has probably racked up more downloads since. You can’t stop Super Mario. He thrives on every platform and with every game. Nintendo recently admitted that the game wasn’t as profitable as they would have liked, probably because the $10 price tag put many gamers off. Despite that, it is super popular with gamers.