Here's the Next Wave of Amiibo Coming From January 2016
Take a look the latest crop of Nintendo toys you'll be lusting after.
Nintendo has revealed the next wave of Amiibo figures, which will be available to purchase from January 22. The announcements were made during the Nintendo Direct event, where it confirmed the newest batch will include Lucas, the star of Game Boy Advance title Mother 3. Along with Lucas will be Blathers, Mr. Resetti, Kicks and Celeste from Animal Crossing
Following the release of the aforementioned Amiibo, a Wolf Link Amiibo will be available, included with The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, which is due out March 4, 2016. Amiibo for Isabelle and Digby from Animal Crossing will also be available when Animal Crossing: Amiibo Festival launches on November 13.
Those that purchase upcoming fighting game Pokken Tournament will also get a limited edition Shadow Mewtwo Amiibo card. Shadow Mewtwo was featured in the latest video for the game, and will seemingly appear as a boss character. Pokken Tournament is scheduled to launch worldwide for Wii U in spring 2016
On February 26, 2016, a Gold Mega Man Amiibo will be included with the special edition of Mega Man Legacy Collection.
On October 29, Nintendo announced it had shipped more than 21 million Amiibo figures worldwide. The toys originally launched in 2014 alongside Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and have since become a phenomenon.
During a earnings presentation, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima said the success of Amiibo in the latest quarter was noteworthy since the shopping season hadn't started yet. The new Amiibo cards, meanwhile, shipped approximately 8.6 million in Nintendo's last financial quarter.
You can read all of the news and announcements from today's Nintendo Direct right here.
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