It’s alive…. IT’S ALIVE! Nintendo has just applied to a brand new amiibo based patent in Japan as detailed by JapaneseNintendo.

The patent is pretty vague, but appears to allow players to control an on screen character by using an NFC figure. Stay tuned for more details as we get them!


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Nintendo super fan since birth, Jason is the creator of Amiibo News and editor-in-chief at Nintendo Wire. One of his life goals is to provide the latest Nintendo news to fellow gamers with his natural know-how.


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  1. Kirb says:

    “control an on screen character by using an NFC figure”
    Dammit AC amiibo Festival 2

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  2. I do not have a ninetendo account but I did have one whenilivedin a worth!

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