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Nintendo’s Mario mobile game suffers from launch day server overload

FILE PHOTO: A man is in front of the Nintendo logo on the presentation of the new video game console, the Switch is in Tokyo, Japan, Jan. 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.(T) is called the much-anticipated mobile title to join the gold rush Tour started on Wednesday, with a lot of users complain about the overloading of the server, that meant that they were not in a position to make the play – is seen as a key test of the Kyoto-based company’s cellular ambitions.

“The servers are experiencing a heavy flow of traffic. Your account request will be processed in the order in which they were received,” says a message will be displayed when the game is launched.

A Nintendo spokesman said the company was aware of the fact that the amount of traffic in some of the users have issues with opening the game, but the fact that the situation is improving.

Nintendo has been slow to expand into mobile gaming, choosing to focus on the hybrid Switch in the console. The online subscription gaming business continued to be rivals, Sony Corp’s (6758.T) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT.D).

Report by Sam Nussey; Editing by Jason Neely and Muralikumar Anantharaman

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