Super Mario Run's 'Biggest Update Ever' Arrives on the iOS App Store One Day Early

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Super Mario Run's "biggest update ever" has arrived one day early, with many players noticing the version 3.0.4 update is available to download as of this morning. One of the biggest new additions is "Remix 10," which lets players run through 10 super-short courses in a row to try to find and add Daisy -- the new playable character -- to their roster.


    There's also new full-size courses in the game, inhabiting "World Star," including a forest, a ship, and an airship armada. New customization items can be earned from playing Remix 10, and the game has been tweaked so that Toad Rally won't pit you against players whose Toad population is "significantly different" from your own.

    Nintendo has also added a subtle visual detail, giving Mario and his playable friends a pair of headphones any time you listen to your own music while playing the game. With the new update, Super Mario Run [Direct Link] is 50 percent off its full price of $9.99 from today until October 12, meaning you can unlock all six worlds for $4.99.

    The game is still free-to-start and lets you play the first world for free, with the in-app purchase unlocking the rest of the game's content. If you're looking for more iOS apps and games on sale, be sure to check out our Deals Roundup where we've listed some of the latest discounts happening now on the App Store.

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  2. ghostface147 macrumors 68030


    May 28, 2008
    A rather interesting update. The stages are fast.
  3. Sirious macrumors 65816


    Jan 2, 2013
    United Kingdom
    I thought it was a glitch, but I'm glad we don't have to wait any longer!

    £4.99 is a steal.
  4. BMcCoy macrumors 68000


    Jun 24, 2010
    A shame it still requires a continuous internet connection to play - must rule out a lot of potential purchasers..
  5. orbital~debris macrumors 6502a


    Mar 3, 2004
    England, UK, Europe
    In before the deluge of ‘online only?’ complaints…

    The game’s new Remix 10 mode is lots of fun to play!

    Love the quality of this app.
  6. nyisles84 macrumors regular

    Feb 4, 2008
    Does this still require internet to play? I downloaded it when it came out last year but deleted it due to it not being playable when I am flying often for work.
  7. 0008652, Sep 28, 2017
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2018
  8. ArtOfWarfare macrumors G3


    Nov 26, 2007
    Two things:
    #1 - It's always struck me as a bit odd that Princess Daisy isn't a Disney character, but a Nintendo character, while Disney also has a Daisy, Daisy Duck.

    #2 - Good to see that Nintendo is equally clueless with how to number versions on both iOS and Switch. (Major version 3.0.4?)
  9. vartanarsen macrumors 6502a

    Jul 2, 2010
    Is it just me or is it incredably annoying toplay Mario constantly running? I grew up in the 80s with the original 3. Mario fan ever since, every game I played. They all allow you go up up down, BACKWard and forward, like how any decent human being should be allowed to play Mario!
  10. Jsameds macrumors 68040

    Apr 22, 2008
    That kind of freedom of movement is good for tactile buttons but not for touchscreens.
  11. BenTrovato macrumors 68030


    Jun 29, 2012
    They're still doing that must be online to play thing? So weird.
  12. gigapocket1 macrumors 65816

    Mar 15, 2009
    Ahhhh you was close.. but you wasn’t in before the online only complaints
  13. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

    Jul 31, 2011
    Great! Now how do I buy it while I wait for the iPhone X? (I don't have an iPhone.) Can I buy in app purchases via iTunes?
  14. cerote macrumors 6502a


    Mar 2, 2009
    Huh? They were created 40 years apart and only share a name. (Common name at that for certain generations.)
  15. honglong1976 macrumors 65816


    Jul 12, 2008
  16. TurboPGT! Suspended

    Sep 25, 2015
    I still maintain that this game is the worst thing to ever happen to games, Mario, or iOS gaming.

    My 6-year-old obliterated this game because of how ridiculously easy it is. All of the difficulty and challenge that used to be present in games (like Mario of old)...that is what made them fun. They've taken all the fun out, and turned it into an idiot proof 1 button masher.
  17. MacKai macrumors regular


    Jun 15, 2010
    East Bay Area, CA
    I feel the same way. I would like the option to play in landscape mode with two hands.
  18. TurboPGT! Suspended

    Sep 25, 2015
    Don't buy it until you have the phone. This game is the biggest scam ever released on the App Store and if it were any other indie App it would be rejected for violated App Store rules. This game gets around all of the normal allowances of the App Store (where you can buy an App and redownload it anywhere, or unlock content via In-App purchase and restore it later on the same or other device). They've found a way to make you re-buy the same game on EVERY device (unprecedented!) and Apple somehow allows it.
  19. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

    Jul 31, 2011
    So, yes, I can buy it via itunes?
  20. djeeyore25 macrumors 6502


    Dec 23, 2014
    New York City
    I'll save my money for Odyssey next month.
  21. elfxmilhouse macrumors 6502a

    Oct 15, 2008
    Northeast USA
    online only kills the game. Can't play when on a flight or in a subway.
  22. imronburgundy macrumors regular


    Nov 1, 2013
    Try Goblin Sword. That game is a phenomenal platformer.
  23. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

    Jul 31, 2011
    Also, Daisy Duck is needy, manipulative and high maintenance while Princess Daisy is more independent.
  24. ericg301 macrumors 65816

    Jun 15, 2010
    I have it on 4 devices in my household and only paid for it once.
  25. 4jasontv macrumors 65816

    Jul 31, 2011
    Also, when did they change the inability to redownload the IAP? A quick Google search shows screenshots of people doing just that with the ios version Super Mario Run.


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