Miitomo is the most-downloaded iOS game in the U.S. in its first day
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News | 46 Comments | 1 Likes
Based on a report from market-tracking firm Sensor Tower (as relayed by GamesBeat), Miitomo is currently the most-downloaded game for iPhone and iPad in the United States. Even though it’s a free download, it’s an impressive feat for a title that only just launched today.
With its initial success, Sensor Tower believes that Miitomo could surpass 200,000 downloads on the iPhone alone after 24 hours given averages for past apps that have topped the charts. Another 20,000 downloads would likely stem from the iPad. Of course, this doesn’t account for how Miitomo has done on Android.
Bill Trinen – more to come for Miitomo, future of Nintendo on mobile, possibility of physical My Nintendo rewards
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IGN recently had the opportunity to speak with Nintendo’s Bill Trinen about Miitomo, Nintendo’s future on mobile, and My Nintendo.
First, here’s what Trinen had to say about Miitomo and keeping the app updated going forward:
“Our development team is looking at it very much as just the initial release. They do have plans to continue to update. They’ll probably start by looking at how people are playing with Miitomo and how they’re interacting with it. But I think they’re looking at a couple of different ways that Miitomo will grow over time.”
“Certainly some of the updates are the addition of new outfits or new versions of the Miitomo drop mini-game, which you play using game tickets. You can even see, on the simpler side, updates to the questions you’re asked. But I also think they’re going to be looking longer term at the opportunity to do bigger updates that might add in new features and expand the experience.”
New Miitomo promo
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With Miitomo launching in territories outside of Japan today, Nintendo has prepared a new video for its debut mobile app. View it below.
Miitomo live in North America and Europe
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Miitomo is now available to download in both North America and Europe. You should be able to grab the app for both iOS and Android.
Miitomo is version 1.1.0 around the world. That means it should include the features that were added to the Japanese version yesterday.
Japanese Miitomo TV commercial
Posted on 1 year ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in Mobile, Videos | 3 Comments | 0 Likes
Happy Miitomo launch day, everyone! While the game will be released in the West at some point today, it’s been available in Japan for a couple of weeks now. Today, Nintendo released a new TV commercial for Miitomo, which I think captures the spirit of it pretty well. Check it out below:
Miitomo version 1.1.0 out now in Japan with new features
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News | 3 Comments | 0 Likes
Update: We’re also hearing that with today’s update, it’s possible to use a Nintendo Account and sign in with it from territories outside Japan.
Nintendo has brought out a new version of Miitomo in Japan. Version 1.1.0 should be live on iOS and Android.
As we mentioned before, this update introduces a number of new features. To recap, they are as follows:
– Added feature for making friends with friends of your friends
– Mutual friends will now appear in the list of suggested friends
– Added the “View online answers” button to the All Answers screen
– Changed hashtag and image for sharing an answer to the event version
– Fixed other issues
Miitomo is launching tomorrow outside of Japan.
Miitomo, My Nintendo confirmed for March 31 launch in North America and Europe
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Miitomo and My Nintendo will officially launch this week in North America and Europe, Nintendo has announced. Nintendo’s debut mobile app for iOS and Android, as well as the new rewards program, is set for March 31 outside of Japan.
By preregistering for Miitomo with a Nintendo Account before March 31, you’ll receive an email when the app is ready to download. Those who go through this simple process will be rewarded with Platinum Points on My Nintendo.
Regarding My Nintendo, users can redeem Platinum and Gold Points for rewards that include games, download content, in-app items and eShop discount coupons. Platinum Points can be obtained by interacting with Nintendo apps and services like Miitomo. Gold Points are handed out after digital versions of games are purchased from Nintendo.com or the eShop.
In Europe, users who sign up for a Nintendo Account by the end of April will be able to download Flipnote Studio 3D for free. The download can be claimed by linking a Nintendo Account to the Nintendo Network ID used on a 3DS. The download option on the Flipnote Studio 3D page will then be available between March 31 and April 30.
It’s also worth noting that Nintendo will be bringing out an enhanced Wii U and 3DS shop on Nintendo.com and Nintendo of Europe site on March 31 for users with a Nintendo Account to purchase digital games. It’ll have over 2,000 games that can be accessed on personal computers or smart devices. All purchases can be sent directly to a 3DS or Wii U for download. Additionally, it will be possible to “easily find and purchase games that are new, popular and on sale, as well as use filters to search by genre.”
Head past the break for today’s full announcement.
English Miitomo site now shows March 2016 launch notice again
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News | 19 Comments | 0 Likes
Towards the end of last week, those who visited the English Miitomo site noticed that the page had removed its mention of the planned March 2016 launch. This discovery had some people concerned that the app had been delayed in the west, and wouldn’t be available by the end of this week as originally planned.
As far as we know, Miitomo should still be coming out in territories outside of Japan within the next few days. The English Miitomo site now has the original notice about it arriving in March. It’s unclear why it was removed in the first place, but this news should mean that everything is still on track.
Thanks to tonybaker87 and MichaTeddy93 for the tip.
English Miitomo site no longer includes notice of March 2016 launch
Posted on 1 year ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Mobile, News | 58 Comments | 0 Likes
When Nintendo put up the English Miitomo site, it included a small note that the app would be available in March. Now, however, this has been removed entirely.
Here’s what the page originally looked like:
And what it shows now:
It doesn’t make much sense to speculate as to what’s happening with Miitomo’s launch outside of Japan right now. If we don’t see it by the end of next Thursday, then we’ll know something’s up!
Miitomo getting an update soon
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Nintendo is planning an update for Miitomo that will come out in the near future. Three key elements are in the works.
When the update is made available, it will be possible to send friend requests to friends of your friends. There will also be “Everybody Answers” events in which users will answer the same featured question. Finally, Miitomo will have an “Online Answers” feature where you can view answers shared on Twitter.