The grandiose fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Although it was released for the Nintendo Switch at the end of 2018, the Nintendo game is still regularly supplied with new DLC fighters. You can find our big test including video here! With a time lag, Nintendo also continues to bring new amiibo figures on the market in the form of those DLC fighters from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Three more figures appeared today and are available now.

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New figures are in stock

It refers to Banjo-Kazooie, Byleth and Terry Bogard. All three appeared some time ago as additional paid content for the Switch game, now the matching figures are also available. At the time of this writing, the new figures are in stock at common retailers and can be ordered online.

Use Amiibo with Switch

Amiibo are not only pretty collectibles to look at (which can sometimes increase in value, especially with limited editions), but also have an interactive function: Using the NFC chip hidden in the base plate, it is possible to use the figures in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate use, sometimes other games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe also support this function for some of the numerous figures that have appeared.

Functions of the amiibo figures

As a rule, the NFC functions are limited to unlockable costumes and the like, only in rare cases such as Metroid: Samus Returns for the Nintendo 3DS did the developer take the liberty of hide actual game content behind the scan of a corresponding amiibo figure. Physical DLC so to speak. However, this method has not caught on.

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