In all of the hubbub around Super Mario Run being announced at Apple's event, Nintendo has pushed its anticipated Autumn / Fall apps - Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing - back.

They're still due before 31st March 2017, but will come after the December iOS release of Super Mario Run.

Super Mario Run represents the next phase of Nintendo's expansion to mobile platforms, following the release of Miitomo earlier this year. After the launch of Super Mario Run in December, Nintendo plans to deliver its previously announced mobile device titles in the Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem series before the end of March, 2017.

In a follow up to that press release Nintendo added the following in a statement to Polygon.

Based on a variety of factors, we felt it was most appropriate for Super Mario Run to launch ahead of these other two apps.

It'll be interesting to see how quickly Super Mario Run makes it across to Android - Apple has a timed exclusive, but the length of that is naturally unclear. It may disappoint some that, ultimately, it'll be late December or early 2017 before we see these other releases.

[via polygon.com]