Almost every upcoming Nintendo game support amiibo, and Metroid: Samus Returns is no different.
The 2D platformer is planned to support 4 different amiibo – the upcoming Metroid and Samus Aran amiibo, which are part of the Metroid series, and the Samus and Zero Suit Samus amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. series.
The Metroid and Samus Aran amiibo are planned to release on the same day as Metorid: Samus Returns on September 15th.
All four amiibo unlock different rewards in the game. Check out what each amiibo does in detail below.
Samus Aran amiibo
By tapping the Samus Aran amiibo, you can unlock an Aeion Reserve Tank, which automatically restores a certain amount of Aeion energy should you run out. After completing the game, you can tap this amiibo to unlock Metroid II Art in the Gallery.
With the squidgy Metroid amiibo, you can tap it to reveal the location of any Metroid nearby on your map. After completing the game, you can use this amiibo to unlock Fusion mode, an all-new difficulty level that comes complete with Samus’ Fusion Suit from Metroid Fusion.
Metroid: Samus Returns is also compatible with the Samus and Zero Suit Samus amiibo from the Super Smash Bros. Collection. Check out the latest intel on what these amiibo can do below.
You can tap the Samus amiibo to unlock a Missile Reserve Tank, which replenishes your missile supply should you run out. You can also use this amiibo to unlock exclusive Concept Art from Metroid: Samus Returns in the Gallery upon completing the game.
Zero Suit Samus amiibo
If you tap the Zero Suit Samus amiibo, you can unlock an Energy Reserve Tank, which restores a certain amount of energy should you run out. After completing the game, you can use this amiibo to unlock Music in the Gallery, which lets you listen to BGMs from Metroid: Samus Returns.