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Hey! Pikmin's amiibo functionality is neat, but basic

June 07, 2017 1 min read

Nintendo loves to shove in amiibo support with nearly every game it releases now-a-days, so it was no surprise that Hey! Pikmin was going to end up with the feature. If you thought this was going to be reminiscent of Yoshi's Woolly World and give you character skins, then you'd be mistaken. No, the amiibo functionality in the upcoming puzzle platformer is a bit basic, though at least it provides something to do.

Courtesy of a new overview video on Nintendo of Japan's YouTube account, we can see that scanning an amiibo will place a statue of it in the level for you to find. Once you do, you'll gain Sparklium that you can use in-game (whatever that does).

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