Nintendo Co. this week said it will release a system update for the Nintendo 3DS that will add amiibo compatibility to Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo 3DS in Feb.
The update will allow users to import amiibo figures via NFC to the new Nintendo 3DS XL. The Nintendo 3DS NFC adapter for prior hardware will be sold in the future.
The Super Smash Bros. 3DS SKU features 60 frames-per-second graphics fidelity in stereoscopic 3D. In addition, it includes an exclusive mode called Smash Run in which four players have five minutes to explore the dungeon and enter the battle arena with newly acquired items.
New challengers in the title include Greninja, Zero Suit Samus, Sheik, Yoshi, and Charizard.
Super Smash Bros. includes online multiplayer functionality to battle users on their respective platforms. The 3DS SKU includes a distinct set of battle arenas.