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New Smash amiibo Announced

As has been tradition up to this point, all playable fighters in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS have gotten their own amiibo figures. Today, Nintendo announced that Ryu from Street Fighter, Rob from Fire Emblem, and R.O.B. Famicom edition amiibos will launch in the U.S. on March 18, 2016.


In addition, amiibo figures are in production for the trio of new characters announced: Cloud from Final Fantasy VII, Corrin from Final Fantasy Fates, and Bayonetta from, well, Bayonetta. No word yet on release dates for these amiibo.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.