The highly anticipated BeatsX earphones will officially launch on Friday, February 10. First announced in September, BeatsX feature Apple's wireless W1 chip. After several delays, Beats By Dre revealed the release date for the $150 accessory. The tweet didn't explain whether BeatsX would debut in additional countries at the end of this week.
Nintendo has another mobile hit on its hands with the release of Fire Emblem Heroes for iOS. According to data released by SensorTower, Nintendo's second mobile title garnered almost $3 million in revenues on its first day in the wild. When compared to the top grossing games of 2016, Fire Emblem Heroes takes third place after Super Mario Run, edging out Clash Royale. The top game by far remains Pokémon GO.
Nintendo's second mobile title has finally landed on both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Fire Emblem Heroes is just one of many titles in the Fire Emblem franchise, and it is the first of the series to be available on smart-devices, such as the iPhone. It is also the follow-up to Nintendo's first mobile title Super Mario Run, which managed to rake in an impressive $50 million in sales from 78 million downloads on the App Store.
Nintendo fans can look forward to two or three mobile titles per year from the Japanese company, following its successful release of Super Mario Run. Fire Emblem Heroes is slated to launch today on iOS and Android, with Animal Crossing coming later this year. Nintendo previously announced up to five mobile titles would be launched before the end of 2017, however this has been scaled back according to a recent statement by Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima.
The hit PC title and sequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales is now available for mobile devices. Unwritten Tales 2 has been released to both the Apple App Store and Google Play as a joint venture between publisher Deep Silver FISHLABS, its original developer KING Art Games, and THQ Nordic. The game was originally launched for Linux, Microsoft Windows and OS X in 2015. The game has earned a "Very Positive" rating on Steam for its old point-and-click adventure style.