The Amiibo wiki last edited by Chalphy on 07/12/14 10:49PM View full history

Overview

Amiibo is Nintendo's line of NFC figurines for use with compatible games. Similar to previous lines produced by other companies such as Skylanders or Disney Infinity, players can transfer data to and from the figurines via a communication chip in the Wii U GamePad. The first games compatible with Amiibo are set to launch in the holiday season of 2014, including Super Smash Bros. The previously released Mario Kart 8 is slated to receive a future update that will also make it compatible with the figurines, as well.

In 2015, Nintendo will release an accessory for the 3DS to allow Amiibo compatibility with titles released for the handheld.

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