Amiibo = cartridges (?)

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    That's incredibly stupid and won't happen. That's like if games on Steam required a disk to launch. Also, it would be uneconomical shipping wise.
     
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    I thought you were suggesting that all games would need mandatory figurines. If not, then I have nothing against it. I personally think amiibo exclusive DLC is dumb. Not only does it demand you to buy something at retail that could easily be bought and downloaded through your console, but it also jacks up the price for said DLC, especially if the figures become rare. Overall, not a good idea.
     
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    I'd hope not. It's bad enough amiibos are already holding back content as physical DLC so games would make it even worse, but if it actually unlocked VC titles of X amiibo character it'd be quite welcome though I don't see Nintendo doing that.
     
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    NFC does not provide 200MB/s read write or 256GB storage like EMMC does.
    But yes, they are the new DLC that you can never acquire at normal price.
     
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    Hmm.. I remember.. what.. a year before skylanders coming out.. People on this very forum whining that they wanted something physical with their DLC.
     
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    Nintendo is going to enrage lots of players if amiibo goes too far, and it is very hard to get your hands on one. And cartridge can do one thing a disc cannot, pack an extra punch.
    And I can still find steam hack though I have never did that before.
     
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    Extra security chip can still be hacked or bypassed. And people are already pissed about amiibo replacing extra content that even when unlocked are not as good as previous entries. The original mario and luigi outclass paper jam in every way besides graphic.
     
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