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You can now use Animal Crossing amiibo with the 3DS

Even more reasons to buy amiibo!


Colette Bennett


Published Dec 8, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 10:26 am CDT

An amiibo is the perfect stocking stuffer, as those of you who have gotten them as gifts before surely know. This year may be a better reason than ever to ask for them as Nintendo just made the entire Animal Crossing amiibo line compatible with the Nintendo 3DS.

Called Animal Crossing: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo, this updated version the original game adds new villagers and activities as well as full compatibility for every single amiibo that worked for the Wii U version.

Amazon has some terrific prices on the Animal Crossing amiibo line, including Rover for $3.99, Celeste for $6.41, and Timmy & Tommy Nook for $8.99. Now order them and go redecorate your house until they arrive.

Buy them here.


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*First Published: Dec 8, 2016, 4:58 pm CST