Super Mario Run Passes 50 Million Downloads

Despite a lot of controversy over price and game length, Super Mario Run continues to rise up the charts in regards to game downloads.

In fact, as Nintendo reveals on their Twitter feed, the game has officially passed 50 million downloads. Now, there is some dispute among people about whether those were all paid downloads, as reports are conflicting amongst the media, but, it’s hard to deny it when Nintendo themselves tweet about it. Also, recall two things. The game is only available on iOS, and it’s only been out a week. So this is a big deal.

While this is a huge achievement, there has been backlash over Super Mario Run. To find out what we the Nintendo team think about all of this, check out the latest episode of the Nintendo Entertainment Podcast.

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Todd Black

A self-proclaimed Nintendo fanboy, born, bred, and Mushroom fed! He’s owned every Nintendo hand-held, and every console since the SNES. He loved games so much he went and got a video game degree and dreams of writing video stories