Official Nintendo Compatibility Chart
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How can I use an amiibo?
To use an amiibo, you will need the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, Wii U Gamepad, a New 3DSXL, or a 3DS or 2DS with the NFC reader.
2. How many games can I save to a single amiibo?
Only one game can be saved to a single amiibo at any one time. Current data will have to be deleted before game from a different game can be saved on it.
3. Can i use an amiibo with saved data on it with a game that only reads the amiibo?
Yes, the amiibo can still be used to use read-only functions.
4. What games are compatible with what amiibo?
Official Nintendo Compatibility Chart for more information.
5. Do I have to own an amiibo to play a certain game?
No, but an amiibo will bring different features to game play.