If Nintendo would only drop its always-online policy, Dr. Mario World would feel like an essential download. From here, tap the green "Link" button. A full office of doctors, including Dr. Peach, Dr. Bowser, Dr. Toad and many others, will be available to help players overcome the pesky viruses through various virus-busting skills.
But now, Dr Mario World gave us a similar vibe and it is a blast from Nintendo's production. You'll find it is free to play with in-game purchases available.
While it's true that most of us have mobile data to spare and super speedy WiFi in our homes, it's much harder to rely on connectivity when you're out and about. Sorry Android users, the game isn't live on Android just yet.
This is of course a nice surprise for those who were anticipating the release, though this move of releasing the game early is actually a method that developers have used in the past. Thus, the game comes on smartphone stores a day earlier.
With everything taken into account, Dr. Mario World is an entrancing Nintendo game, yet it isn't at all like those Nintendo Switch titles. But to do so, some real currency may have to plunk down to expedite the process.
"The Dr. Mario franchise first appeared in 1990, and this new installment brings the series' colorful cast of viruses and Mushroom Kingdom doctor characters to an expanded audience on mobile devices", said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Plus, they will suspend Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem Heroes in Belgium from August 27th 2019.
Mario Kart Tour is the next Nintendo mobile game release, set for a 2019 release.
You'll be trying to make viruses a thing of the past with Dr. Mario and his familiar friends.