“ShopTo has priced the figures at £12.85, which translates to $21.89 in American money. The site has entries for Mario, Link, Peach, Kirby, Zelda, Pikachu, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Samus Aran, Animal Crossing Villager, Wii Fit Trainer, Kid Icarus’ Pit, Fox McCloud, and Fire Emblem’s Marth.”
Of course, the translation of pounds-to-dollars is not quite exact – but this news supports that Amiibo figures will probably cost $19.99 at North American retailers.
Nintendo’s venture into the NFC toy market will be interesting to watch. NFC figures from both Activision’s Skylanders and Disney’s Infinity have seen good sales results.