When does Dr. Mario World release on App Store and Google Play

When does Dr. Mario World release for mobile devices? Here's when players can download and play the latest Nintendo mobile game.

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The latest free-to-start mobile game from Nintendo is here, and it once again sees the return of Mario's prescription medicine-doling alter ego. Fans haven't been treated to a proper outing in the world of Dr. Mario in years, but the latest mobile release is slated to change all that. Here's when gamers on iOS and Android can download Dr. Mario World on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.


Dr. Mario World Release Date | App Store and Play Store

For the longest time, Dr. Mario World was slated for a June 10 release on both iOS and Android. However, it appears Nitnendo decided to do mobile gamers a solid and release the game early. Dr. Mario World is available to download and play right now through the Google Play Store as well as the Apple App Store.

So what's Dr. Mario World all about? That's easy: Like past games in the series, Dr. Mario World tasks players with aligning various pills in order to clear the screen and take out the ugly little viruses that fill it.

Of course, given that the new release is a mobile game, players can expect a few various monetization options and what could be called "pay-to-win" trappings. Nintendo claims the game is "free to start," which is different from free-to-play in that there's an expectation that players will spend some money at some point. Still, it's free to check out, and if you like the game, a few bucks here or there will help Nintendo keep putting everyone's favorite fantasy plumber into new games.


The wait is over: Mobile gamers can download and play Dr. Mario World on iOS and Android today. To get started, simply head over to the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store and run a search for Dr. Mario. For more coverage of the latest mobile and handheld Nintendo games, be sure to head over to the Modojo @ Shacknews home page.

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    July 9, 2019 5:20 PM

    Kevin Tucker posted a new article, When does Dr. Mario World release on App Store and Google Play

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      July 10, 2019 9:29 AM

      Enjoyed downloading and playing this while on a conference call earlier

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      July 10, 2019 9:32 AM

      It's OK, the constant mobile game nagging to buy shit is grim though

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      July 10, 2019 9:59 AM

      I heard this was a pretty shitty mobile version that changed the gameplay away from the original Dr. Mario match 4?

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        July 10, 2019 10:18 AM

        The gameplay has significant differences: it’s match three instead of four, you have a limited number of capsules per map, and the capsules float up instead of down

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      July 10, 2019 10:21 AM

      It sounds really terrible https://www.theverge.com/2019/7/8/20685938/dr-mario-world-candy-crush-puzzle-game-mobile-free-to-play-loot-box

      “There are timers, limiting how much players can play at one time, although they can spend paid currency in the game to play more. There’s a randomized gacha system for unlocking new characters, assistants, and for upgrading your existing rosters. Players can either wait to accrue their earned in-game currency to pull the wheel or they can pay for premium currencies to try more often. Each character has different abilities (like clearing a random column or knocking out the top row of blocks), which can drastically change gameplay. Upgrading characters makes those abilities more powerful, but locking it behind a paid, random loot box system feels like shaking down players for real-world cash.”

      Nope

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