Have you seen those tiny Nintendo figurines on someone’s shelf? They are immaculately designed and look like your favorite characters have broken out of the screen. Although they are nice collectible items they serve an even wider purpose. Connecting with the NFC tag on your Switch devices, allows you to access special characters in the game. These characters also come with their own special characteristics that help them in the game.
All this has been done to boost gameplay and with the number of Switch devices sold it is also an interesting personalization option. This guide will tell you how to Use Amiibo for Super Mario 3D World for your Switch.
How To Use Amiibo In Super Mario?
Super Mario 3D World is finally available on Switch in its new format. Bowser’s Fury is an addition to the classic game and is exclusive to Switch for now. With the game, Nintendo is also bringing its Amiibo compatibility to Switch Devices.
To use your Amiibo hold down ‘left’ on the D-Pad controller. Now place your Amiibo over your Switch’s NFC reader. You will hear a tone and your Amiibo will be ready to go.
Which Amiibo Are Compatible With Super Mario 3D World
- Bowser (Wedding Outfit) (Super Mario Odyssey series)
- Cat Mario
- Cat Peach
- Bowser (Super Smash Bros. series)
- Bowser Jr.
- Hammer Slam Bowser
- Dark Hammer Slam Bowser
- Two Skylander-Amiibo hybrid figures
- Three regular Bowser Amiibo.
What Does Amiibo Do?
Choosing a specific Amiibo will allow you to play with that specific character. Some of these characters provide powerups whereas the others provide a 1 UP Mushroom. To coincide with the launch of this game, Nintendo has launched 2 special Amiibos, the Cat Mario Amiibo and the Cat Peach Amiibo.
This is all you need to know about How to Use Amiibo in Super Mario 3D World. You can even have a look at some of the other Super Mario games we have covered.