Nintendo announces mobile Mario Kart Tour racing game is coming to smartphones by March 2019

If you still feel like there aren’t enough distractions on your smartphone, Nintendo has a solution.

The video game company announced Wednesday that it is bringing the massively popular Mario Kart game to smartphones by March 2019.

The game features some of the most iconic characters from the Super Mario Bros. universe and beyond, racing against each other in a variety of courses, all while using items like shells and bananas to toss at opponents and gain the upper hand.

Now make way for Mario Kart Tour, which will enable users to race on the go.

The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. A new mobile application is now in development: Mario Kart Tour! #MarioKartTour Releasing in the fiscal year ending in March 2019. pic.twitter.com/8GIyR7ZM4z

— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) February 1, 2018

Few other details are known about the upcoming installation, which is set for release sometime between April 2018 and March 2019. But that hasn’t stopped the internet from getting excited.

— Jess (@jessypruneda97) February 1, 2018

— Peter Mowery (@p_mowery) February 1, 2018

Here we goooo!!!!!! Woo hoo!!!!!!

— Charles Martinet (@CharlesMartinet) February 1, 2018

Mario kart is gonna be an app. this is the best news I’ve ever heard on a Thursday morning

— ellie (@rachelbaIlinger) February 1, 2018

Mario Kart coming to the phone it’s lit

— The Life Of (@CamSteezy) February 1, 2018

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