Here’s our first look at Mario Kart Tour for smartphones

Mario Kart Tour has just launched its Android beta test in Japan, giving us a first look at the game.

Nintendo has kept its smartphone Mario Kart firmly under wraps – and, until now, we didn’t know how close it would stick to the series’ traditional formula. But from initial reports, it seems similar – albeit simplified. Your racer drives automatically – you just drag left or right to corner. A typical roster of familiar courses, items and characters are included. (Alas, there is no Birdo.)

Screenshots and video are not supposed to be posted from the beta – but, of course, some are filtering online. Here’s some gameplay, via ResetERA:

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Original Post By – Eurogamer 

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