What you need to know

  • Dr. Mario World has released for iOS and Android.
  • The new Nintendo game features gameplay similar to Candy Crush.
  • The game will also be available for Android.

Dr. Mario World is now available for iOS and Android a day before it was originally scheduled for release.

A colorful cast of viruses has Dr. Mario's world in a panic! Dr. Mario and friends have put on lab coats and grabbed capsules! Now they're ready to eliminate those unruly viruses. Dr. Mario isn't the only one on call—Dr. Peach, Dr. Bowser, and others are on duty. Staff up with assistants like Goomba, Koopa Troopa, and Buzzy Beetle to help your doctors out with additional skills.

The new Nintendo game challenges players to use medicine capsules and other power-ups to defeat colorful viruses. The puzzle mechanics are similar to that of Candy Crush.

The below gameplay video details what players can expect from Dr. Mario World.

Players can tackle the viruses solo or battle a friend in the versus mode. The game is free-to-play with optional in-game purchases. Nintendo also warns that the game may contain advertising.

Dr. Mario World is compatible with iOS 11 and up or Android 4.4 and up.

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