Can you use amiibo in Mario Maker 2?

Answering whether amiibo support is available in Super Mario Maker 2.

In the original Super Mario Maker, amiibo support was offered, leading gamers to ask whether amiibo support is also available in Super Mario Maker 2. What was nice about the amiibo support in the original Super Mario Maker is that it made it easy to unlock new pieces of content. All you had to do was tap the amiibo on the designated input to read it and add bonuses such as new characters.

Is this fun feature offered in Super Mario Maker 2? Read on to find out!

Can You Use Amiibo in Mario Maker 2?

There is no amiibo support available in Super Mario Maker 2 according to Nintendo.
There is no amiibo support available in Super Mario Maker 2 according to Nintendo.
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No, you can’t use amiibo in Super Mario Maker 2. Unlike the original game for Wii U, Super Mario Maker 2 on Nintendo Switch does not include amiibo support. Rather than add new characters and costumes via amiibo, Super Mario Maker 2 offers four default characters. The default characters include Mario, Luigi, Toadette, and Toad.

In regards to costumes, you can unlock outfits for your Mii through a variety of activities, which we’ve outlined in this guide. While there’s a bit more legwork to unlocking cosmetics in Super Mario Maker 2 (you can’t just tap an amiibo on the input and unlock a piece automatically) there do seem to be more outfit options available this time around.

In the future, it’s possible that Nintendo may add amiibo support to Super Mario Maker 2 through an update or expansion. Alternatively, there may be Super Mario Maker 2 amiibo released, even if the game doesn’t support amiibo. Check back, as we’ll be updating this article as new information regarding amiibo support in Super Mario Maker 2 is announced.

Now that you know you can’t use amiibo in Super Mario Maker 2, be sure to read through some of our other guides including how to use Scroll Stop in Super Mario Maker 2, how to play local co-op with friends in Super Mario Maker 2, and all characters available in Super Mario Maker 2.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. Need something? Morgan can be reached at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or if you like, you can say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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