Nintendo Support

Can I play amiibo-compatible software without owning an amiibo?

Yes, you can still play amiibo-compatible games without an amiibo. However, you won’t be able to use the amiibo functionality of these games without an amiibo.

Certain games, such as amiibo Touch & Player: Nintendo Classics Highlights, require amiibo. Please visit each individual game's website for information about how amiibo are used.