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Microsoft Follows in Nintendo’s Footsteps, Amiibo Like Product Discovered

SegmentNext - Nintendo’s Amiibo are one of the most popular products the company has in the market. While its console (Wii U) isn’t doing too well, Amiibo are generating massive profits for Nintendo.

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trywizardo1174d ago

I hate amiibos because they feel like DLCs , but they's good because they're nice characters figures
imagine mini chif and mini kratos and mini marcus xD
oooh and ellie :3

marloc_x1174d ago (Edited 1174d ago )

I am REALLY looking forward to Sony's concept..

trywizardo1174d ago

same here , and I hope they're cheap :3

3-4-51173d ago (Edited 1173d ago )

It's DLC (amiibos) you can collect so at least it does retain some resale value rather than DLC which is one time use.

trywizardo1173d ago

and I heard that they're reusable , like in WiiU if you have mario amiibo you can use it in every game that support that character ...

Jag-T10001174d ago

I'm not buying no stupid bracelet!

1381174d ago (Edited 1174d ago )

I washed my hands of Amiibos after buying 18 of them. Sold them all except for my Little Mac. Not gonna play Nintendo's game of artificial supply constraints.

If Microsoft is jumping into the fray, I hope they don't pull the same crap.

Perjoss1174d ago

You bought 18 more than i did

mixelon1174d ago (Edited 1174d ago )

Smart beads on a bracelet..?

"In various examples each bead represents a character, environment, object, etc. and the software experience displays an animated story based on the characters, environments, objects, etc. represented by the beads involved in an interaction."

This sounds.. Unmarketably dumb? Likely a patent they'll never actually use.

Immorals1174d ago

Could be great for Hololens, seeing your character come to life in front of you would be great for kids!

mixelon1174d ago

Ok, in that case I admit it makes a little more sense. Though I'd think discs or cards or pretty much anything would be more logical than beads on a bracelet? :)

user99502791174d ago

I bought a Mario amiibo and I like it. The figurine is cool. Practically completely useless with the console... but nice anyways.

I dont care for this toys to life stuff.... but I would totally grab a Master Chief or Conker amiibo.

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