Miitomo Update Causing App to Crash

Miitomo Update Causing App to Crash

An update to Miitomo has resulted in a bug that is causing the mobile game to crash. According to a message from Nintendo, the company is aware of the issue and a fix for it is in development.

The update was intended to give users a way to add friends using email, for those that aren’t signed up to social networks such as Twitter and Facebook. However, the “application crashes when sending email invitations.” Devices running iOS 9.3 and 9.3.1 are affected.

“We are currently working on a new version to resolve the issue, and we will notify you once this is complete,” Nintendo said in an in-app notification.

On April 27, Nintendo that Miitomo surpassed 10 million downloads, up from 3 million earlier that month. Additionally, the company said users have created more than 20 million Miifotos.

Nintendo has not shared any details on how much money the game is bringing in with its various microtransactions. Although Miitomo game is free, players can spend real-world money to speed up their progress in unlocking new items.

Nintendo also previously confirmed its next smartphone games. Their official names have not been announced, but they will be based on the Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem franchises.

A total of five smartphone games from Nintendo are due to launch by 2017. These games, all of which will be free, are being produced under the guidance of longtime Mario Kart producer Hideki Konno.

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