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2 February 2018, 14:50 | Updated: 2 February 2018, 15:09
Nintendo's latest announcement has made a lot of Mario Kart fans VERY happy.
Calling all Mario fans everywhere. Nintendo have announced that Mario Kart is making it’s smart phone debut.
The app called, Mario Kart Tour is set to be released in the next financial year - anywhere between this April to March 2019.
With Mario Kart having graced consoles such as the SNES, the Nintendo 64 and the Wii since debuting in 1992, it will now now reportedly be available on both iOS and Android smartphones.
Fans have since gone into meltdown over the news. One fan tweeted: “Mario kart on phones already completed my 2018” whilst another took the time to thank the universe…
Mario kart on mobile . Thank you universe— [aesthetic] DENG (@stevendengg) February 2, 2018
mario kart on phones already completed my 2018— daniel (@ruffalosfluff) February 2, 2018
mario kart becoming an app is the gr8est news ive heard since JB & Selena got back together— Payton May (@_paytonmay) February 2, 2018
If that weren’t enough, Nintendo have also announced that Mario will soon be starring in a new film. The moustache-sporting legend will be brought to life in the new movie by Illumination studios, who were also behind the Despicable Me and Minions films.