That number could be significantly higher though, according to Niko Partners’ Daniel Ahmad.
Nintendo’s Mario Kart Tour launched recently with its first Tour heading to New York City. While criticized for its gacha mechanics and Gold Pass subscription for unlocking 200cc, at least multiplayer will be coming in a future update. In the meantime, first day downloads appear to be very good – Apptopia is reporting 10.1 million downloads, though the number is likely higher.
That’s because, as Niko Partners senior analyst Daniel Ahmad pointed out, the total number of downloads on Google Play is displayed as over 10 million. Apple iOS downloads are thus not factored in. If they’re as good as Android, then that could mean a total of 20 million downloads within the first day.
That would be even better than Pokemon GO’s 6.7 million downloads at launch and astronomically…