Nintendo of America has partnered up with online delivery retailer Loot Crate in order to bring some enticing amiibo boxes for the Christmas season. Fans looking to purchase a number of the NFC models – after they launch November 21 – can take up the “amiibo subscription service”, which includes 10 pre-selected models. Five of the original amiibo launch line-up are featured such as Mario, Pikachu, Donkey Kong, Fox and Yoshi, with the other five pre-selected chararacters to be revealed through Loot Crate in the next few weeks.
The online gaming and merchandise specialist guarantees the 10 pre-selected amiibo, saving the consumer the hassle in the run up to the holiday season. For those who do subscribe to the service, Loot Crate says there are a still few more surprises hidden away. For more information or to participate, fans can visit: http://www.lootcrate.com/amiibo.
“Featuring compatibility with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Hyrule Warriors this year, amiibo figures are shaping up to be one of the year’s must-have holiday items,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of Sales & Marketing. “Fans around the country already enjoy Loot Crate’s approach to delivering cool new items every month, and now they have a new and convenient way to get their hands on amiibo.”
“We are honored to be working with Nintendo – a company that our team loves and respects, and that many of us grew up with,” said Chris Davis, Loot Crate’s CEO. “The iconic Super Smash Bros. games have brought people together for years, and we’re excited to become a part of that story in a new way through our amiibo Subscription Service.”