Is Amiiqo (or N2) working with the Switch?

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by onnihs, Mar 2, 2017.

  1. onnihs
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    Hi,
    Seeing that some people already got their hands on the new Nintendo Switch, I wanted to know if the Amiiqo/N2 Elite is working with the NFC reader on the right joycon, provided that somebody is/Was able to test it.
     
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  2. nero99

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    Nintendo more than likely fixed N2 use on the switch. Why would they let their new system allow amiibo piracy?
     
  3. migles

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    my dad works for nintendo.
    doesn't theese systems mimick the original amibos?
    what's the difference between them and the cards nintendo provide?
     
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  4. xile6

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    It will probably work.
    Since the amiibo themself arent being change i doubt it could be patch.
    I got a few NFC tag amiibos i will try out tommorrow
     
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    Many thanks!
    Are these NFC tags the same as using the N2? (In other words,is it the .bin file the "main" thing as opposed to the device that carries it?)
     
  6. xile6

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    yea cheaper way of doing it.
    You can get about 10 NFC tags for around $9ship
    you use a android phone and program them with the bin file. The problem here is there write once.
    So once you write an amiibo to the tag it becomes like a real amiibo and you cant change what it is.
     
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    According to some user reports NTAGs and Amiiqos/N2s are still working fine on the Switch. Amiibitz got an update today, so it can recognize the lates Amiibos, released for Breath of the Wild.
     
  8. swabbo

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    Powertag isn't recognised, I may need to update the software though

    Turns out the 5 new Amiibo bin files for the BOTW do work, old Amiibo's do nothing (for now)
     
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    Yup Amiiqo/N2 does work on switch :)
     
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    This is probably a stupid question, but can you use that app to edit real amiibos?
     
  11. Ritsuki

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    Does it work with rewritable tags or it's just the way that it writes the info on the tags that makes them one use only? I have a few blank tags at home, and I heard you can get the exclusive Wolf Link companion in BotW using the amiibo
     
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    being that n2 just emulates an amiibo, and that switch has amiibo support for earlier amiibos, i doubt they beefed up any security (because they would have to re-write "security" to be compatible if they did change anything) let alone for something as trivial as an amiibo.
     
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    1. Can you give me a link to where to buy them in such low price? That sounds cool...
    2. What app do you use, what is the most user friendly?
    3. Games like sm4sh save data such as level and design in the amiibo afaik, so if the chips can only be written once, you lose that functionality with them?
     
  14. DarkIrata

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    Yes, N2 still working.
    NFC Tag 215 also still working. If you want get them cheap, look at aliexpress. Got 100 for 33€ there.

    For N2, better use the amiibitz app instead of the original one.
     
  15. The Real Jdbye

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    1. You can get 100 of them for around $30 on AliExpress. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NTA...able-NFC-Adhesive-Labels-Dia/32315909847.html
    2. TagMo
    3. Only the Amiibo base data (in other words what type of Amiibo it is) is write-once, save data is rewriteable.
     
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    As others said tagmo apk and nfc215 tags.
    I got mines on ebay. I think it was 12 for $8 ship USd
    But normal price i see is around 12 for $9 or $10ship
     
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    Anyone knows where we can get the N2 elite with the USB reader writer as cheap as possible? :P
     
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    Small question, I possess at present files bin for Zelda BOTW, I would like to know if I buy NTAG215

    Which software (Apk or others) I can use.
     
  19. MarioMasta64

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    personally i use powertag
     
  20. Garblant

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    I tried using amiibitz with my N2, but nothing happened when I scanned it. I know that my scanner was functional because I tried scanning a normal amiibo after that and that was recognized.

    EDIT: It seems like I always shortly find solutions to my problems after mentioning them. The previously mentioned problem has been solved...
     
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