Nintendo Co.’s amiibo NFC figurine pre-order sales for the Wii U ranked in the top 10 at Amazon.com Inc. due to strong demand.
This week, the Link amiibo ranked at No. 3, the Samus amiibo at No. 6, and the Mario amiibo at No. 9 at Amazon’s Video Games division.
Pre-order characters include Mario, Link, Kirby, Pikachu, Samus, Yoshi, Peach, Donkey Kong, Marth, Wii Fit Trainer, Fox, and Villager.
amiibo is a new line of NFC-enabled toy figures that can transfer the character and respective data to the Wii U GamePad.
Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U will be the inaugural title for the new product line. Future compatible titles include Mario Kart 8, Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, Mario Party 10 and Yoshi’s Wooly World.
amiibo will launch holiday 2014.