A couple of years ago, Nintendo took a crack at the mobile gaming market with the social app Miitomo, giving users a chance to create their own custom Mii characters to accessorize and chat with others. While it received generally positive feedback, the company has announced that they will be terminating the service on May 9 at 4 PM JST / 2 AM ET.
It has stopped selling Miitomo coins, the in-app currency, and will offer daily login bonuses of Miitomo coins and game tickets. "It allows you to keep your mind flowing, to use the questions as prompts to simply write, and so it's a great tool to foster creativity".
Miitomo was the first of many mobile games released by Nintendo in partnership with mobile portal and game developer DeNA, released worldwide on March 17th, 2016.
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"Thank you to all our dedicated users for contributing to Miitomo", the company added. Also, none of the app's features will work any longer. You will no longer be able to use items you've obtained in the app, such as clothing items, wallpapers, or posters. Nintendo's first mobile game was called Miitomo, a weird social quiz game that revolved around silly jokes, amusing hats and the company's cute, customizable Mii avatars. If you want to save any Miifotos, you must save them to your smart device before 5/9/2018 12:00 AM (PDT).
The game ceased the sale of Miitomo coins on the day of the announcement, according to Nintendo's Japanese website.