With the release of the first wave of Amiibo edging closer and closer, Nintendo have made available a new software update. The main aim of this update is to, of course, add functionality for the Amiibo figures in the form of Amiibo Settings.

Check out the full details of the update after the break!

Version 5.3.0 U:

Released November 10th, 2014

Changes to System Settings:

  • amiibo Settings has been added to System Settings. amiibo Settings allows users to register an amiibo owner and nickname, delete data written to an amiibo by supported software, or reset an amiibo

Improvements to system stability and usability:

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

Amiibo figures will begin to roll out on the 21st November 2014 in North America, the 28th November 2014 in Europe and a day later in Japan.


Leon Fletcher

I am a huge Nintendo fan, hence why NintyBuzz exists. I especially love all things Zelda and Metroid. NintyBuzz was started by me back in the Summer of 2014, it started out mainly as a hobby, though the site has gradually grown, and I hope it grows for many years to come!