Nintendo will launch a new amiibo determine that includes Zelda and Loftwing alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for Nintendo Switch. The $24.99 amiibo will let gamers rapidly journey to the skies — even from inside dungeons — wherever on the floor world.
You can see the new characteristic in motion in Nintendo’s trailer for the Zelda and Loftwing amiibo above. The amiibo can return you from the floor world to the sky, or scanning within the amiibo whereas within the sky can zap gamers again to the spot they initially scanned from the floor. It’s a helpful fast-travel replace to the Wii recreation, bit it’s not clear if that possibility is unique to the amiibo or that gamers shall be ready to purchase this capacity via different means.
We’ve reached out to Nintendo for clarification.
On the one hand, will probably be a pleasant comfort for amiibo collectors who need to get essentially the most out of their buy — and as many YouTube commenters have identified, it’ll be amusing to see how Skyward Sword speedrunners exploit the new fast-travel characteristic. But it additionally seems to be a steep asking worth for a extra handy manner to play the sport.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD and the Zelda and Loftwing amiibo shall be launched July 16.