Gamers waiting for Super Mario Run to arrive on Android now have a date. The popular side-scroller is slated to show up in March, according to an announcement on Nintendo's Twitter account and the Google Play Store.

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Super Mario Run arrived for iOS in December, with the first three levels available for free and the remaining available with a one-time $9.99 purchase.

Preregister in the Google Play Store to be notified when the game goes live.

If March seems far away, in February Nintendo plans to release Fire Emblem Heroes, a strategic turn-based game for iOS and Android, to keep you busy.

Clifford Colby follows the Mac and Android markets for He's been an editor at Peachpit Press and a handful of now-dead computer magazines, including MacWeek, MacUser, and Corporate Computing.