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Nintendo reveals Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing mobile apps will follow Miitomo

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By John McCarthy, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2016 | 2 min read

Japanese gaming company Nintendo is looking to carry on its strong smartphone debut by announcing the next two titles to hit this year.

Set to follow the eccentric chat and community app Miitomo, which captivated a loyal userbase of Nintendo fans on mobile, are two apps based on the Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing IPs – two of the company’s lesser known entries way behind the likes of Mario and Zelda.

With 10 million users behind Miitomo the company is set to ramp up mobile friendly versions of each IP.

It is unclear whether there will be in-app purchases and console connectivity with the games.

The expansion into new realms (and revenue sources) could sate (and even swell) Nintendo’s offers while sales of its handheld and console devices start to stagnate while it works away on its next generation device known only as the NX to date.

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