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Rest In Peace: Nintendo drops latest game 'Miitomo'

Nintendo has announced the closure of Miitomo, which it launched in 2016 as its first foray into smartphone gaming.The app was a “social experience” in which players could dress up avatars known as Mii and could pose for virtual selfies to share online.

It was downloaded millions of times when it launched but struggled to maintain a large audience.

Nintendo will no longer sell in-game currency and after 9 May the app will completely cease to function.

When it was launched in March 2016, it received mixed reviews from gamers who had hoped Nintendo would bring one of its well-known video games to smartphones.

Nintendo said it would hold a “thank you festival” before the service closed, offering players free virtual coins and game tickets.

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