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Nintendo is looking for Android users to be Mario Kart Tour beta testers

Mario Kart Tour should be coming this summer. (Image source: Shack News)
Mario Kart Tour should be coming this summer. (Image source: Shack News)
Nintendo is currently looking for people to apply to the beta-testing phase of the upcoming mobile game Mario Kart Tour. At the moment, the company is only accepting applications from Android users (although the game is planned for iOS too). The application schedule window is already open, but it is only available to potential testers living in either the US or Japan.
Daniel R Deakin,

Mario Kart, with its numerous entries, is one of the world’s most successful gaming series. Over 100 million copies of the games have been sold since Super Mario Kart was released on the SNES in 1992. Now Nintendo is finally testing a mobile version of the game for Android and iOS that will be called Mario Kart Tour. The title was originally announced back in January 2018.

It’s possible to sign up to be a beta tester for Mario Kart Tour as long as you fulfill Nintendo’s prerequisites. The closed beta test is for Android, but it’s important to note that not all Android devices will be included. Japan and the US are the supported countries, and the deadline for applying is May 7 at 7:59 PM (Pacific Time). The actual beta test phase is expected to run from May 22 to June 4, although the dates might get changed.

Obviously, this is going to be an incredible opportunity for the millions of Mario Kart fans out there to see how the game will play, look, and feel on a mobile platform, which in this case will be Android. Nintendo expects a lot of applications and only has a limited number of spaces, so beta testers will be chosen at random if necessary. Details for the Mario Kart Tour closed beta test can be found via QR code here.

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Daniel R Deakin, 2019-04-29 (Update: 2019-04-29)
Daniel R Deakin
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My interest in technology began after I was presented with an Atari 800XL home computer in the mid-1980s. I especially enjoy writing about technological advances, compelling rumors, and intriguing tech-related leaks. I have a degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies and count my family, reading, writing, and travel as the main passions of my life. I have been with Notebookcheck since 2012.