Save your progress even if the game you're playing won't let you Citra first added save state support to its desktop build back in April this year, just a month before bringing over the emulator to Android. Since save states are very intense on storage and prone to breakage, it took the team a while to port over experimental save state support to Android, but the wait is over. Citra has announced that save states are now available on the latest Android build just as the app reached the milestone of half a million downloads. Read More Nintendo 3DS emulator Citra now supports save states on Android (APK download) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Multiplayer support has been improved as well Almost a year ago, Nintendo released Mario Kart Tour on Android, and the game clearly wasn't ready for prime time since it was missing a boatload of features, such as multiplayer and landscape support. Over the last eleven months, Nintendo has slowly improved the game, adding in a much-requested multiplayer feature this past March. Yesterday, Nintendo tweeted that the mobile kart racer would receive a landscape mode whenever the next update for the game dropped, which landed early this morning as version 2.4.0. Read MoreNintendo finally adds a landscape mode to Mario Kart Tour — 11 months later was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Anyone up for some Mario Kart 7? Emulation is key to preserving the history of video games and making them more accessible, so it's always exciting to see emulators make their way to Android. Citra, an emulator for the Nintendo 3DS, has been available on desktop platforms for years, and now the Citra team has finally released an official Android port. The Citra team has been working on Android support on and off for years, and various unofficial builds appeared from time to time (with varying degrees of functionality). Read MoreNintendo 3DS emulator Citra now available for Android was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Keep your Animal Crossing data safe Keeping all your accounts secure is incredibly important, which is why we're running a series about how two-factor authentication can improve security, and how to enable 2FA on all your commonly-used accounts. An issue with legacy logins recently lead to hackers gaining access to 160,000 Nintendo Accounts, so it seems a good a time as any to explain how to set up two-factor authentication on Nintendo's online services. Not sure how to get started with two-factor authentication? Read MoreHow to turn on two-factor authentication for your Nintendo Account was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
It's been a long road, but online multiplayer is finally coming to Mario Kart Tour It's official, Nintendo has tweeted the arrival date for Mario Kart Tour's long-awaited addition of online multiplayer. Back when the game first landed on Android in September of 2019, it was clear the lack of a true online multiplayer mode held the game back. Two months later, Nintendo released a limited online multiplayer beta for subscription members to test, and then a second beta took place at the end of this past January, and this one was open to the public. Read MoreMario Kart Tour's online multiplayer will officially land on March 8 was written by the awesome team at Android Police.