Hey MacRumors forums, Thread title explains it all. But let's make this into two questions: What do you think Animal Crossing for iOS will actually be? What do you want Animal Crossing for iOS to be and why? Official Updates March 17th, 2015: Nintendo announced that they would be bringing games to Smartphones with its new partnership with Japanese mobile game maker DeNA. (source) May 8th, 2015: During Nintendo's financial results earnings, Satoru Iwata announces that they will release 5 games by March 2017. (source) February 2nd, 2016: After their first "game" is released (Miitomo), they announce that the second game will feature a 'familiar' character. (source) April 27th, 2016: Nintendo announces that they will be making a game based off of Animal Crossing (source) May 3rd, 2016: Nintendo says they chose Animal Crossing because of the unique demographics it can reach (non-gamers, women, children). (source) May 11th, 2016: DeNA Chief Executive Isao Moriyasu today mentioned to The Wall Street Journal that Animal Crossing will be a "free-to-start app," which a Nintendo spokeswoman has now confirmed. (source) July 5th, 2016: Shinya Takahashi, Nintendo's general manager of entertainment planning and development, discussed the possibility of creating physical controllers for smartphones at the company's annual shareholders meeting. (source) September 7, 2016: Super Mario Run is released ahead of Animal Crossing, prompting a delay in its release. In a press release, Nintendo says the app will still be released by March 31, 2017. (source) October 12, 2016: Nintendo and DeNA have not said anything to suggest that they do not still plan to release Animal Crossing this fall, though details for the game has been scarce thus far. (source) As more information is made available, it will be added to this post.