Loot Crate Announces Special Amiibo Subscription, Third Wave of Figures Revealed for Early 2015

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Talk about a match made in heaven.

Nintendo has partnered up with Loot Crate, the curators of monthly crates full of collectibles and gear for the modern geek gamer, to offer a limited run subscription plan featuring the Amiibo toys, Nintendo’s take on the interactive video game figurine market made popular by Skylanders.

Loot Crate’s Amiibo subscription plan will be separate from a regular subscription. The subscription will cover the delivery of 10 pre-selected Amiibo figures split into three shipments over the course of the holiday season. Figures confirmed so far include Mario, Pikachu, Donkey Kong, Fox and Yoshi.

Pricing has not yet been announced, but for now you can click over to www.lootcrate.com/amiibo to sign up for the waiting list.

In other exciting Amiibo news, Nintendo has revealed the third wave of figures scheduled for release on January 22, 2015. At least in Japan; these figures have not yet been confirmed for North America. The newly unveiled batch of 11 figures is headlined by characters like Link from Wind Waker, Sonic the Hedgehog, Mega Man, Bowser, Sheik and Meta Knight.

Check ’em out!

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