20/03/2017 8:40 AM IST | Updated 20/03/2017 8:42 AM IST

Super Mario Run To Be Available On Android From March 23

Nintendo had released the game last year on iOS.

Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters

NEW YORK -- Speculations that famed game Super Mario Run is coming to Android phones are set to end soon -- it will be available in March.

According to video game publisher Nintendo America, the game will be available for Android users from March 23.

"Android version of #SuperMarioRun will be available on 3/23 with the Ver(sion).2.0.0 update!" @NintendoAmerica tweeted on Saturday.

Nintendo launched Super Mario Run in December 2016 for iPhone and has witnessed around 78 million downloads till date.

"Android users will get version 2.0.0 upon release, while iPhone users will get an update to the version on the same day. The update will add some new playable characters to the game," the Verge reported.

The game features three modes -- World Tour, Toad Rally and Kingdom Builder -- and is free to download.