All-new Amiibo cards will be available for the upcoming Mario Sports Superstars on the Nintendo 3DS.
These cards–which have previously been used in games like Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer–give unique in-game bonuses when activated manually. They are a way to provide some of the benefits of Nintendo’s collectible Amiibo figurines without
One free pack will be included with the game, after which subsequent blind packs will have to be purchased separately for $4.99. This is the first time collectible Amiibo cards have been released for a Mario game.
Mario Sports Superstars releases on March 24 and will feature a number of sports games featuring characters from the Mario universe, including soccer, tennis, golf, baseball, and horse racing.