At the time of this writing, nothing beyond the 6.1.0 patch has been released, so the answer to the above question is a resounding “no”. While their amiibo are scheduled to release on January 17th, as of yet there is no functionality for these amiibo in the game. But how do we know?
The Smash 64 scene has always been of curiosity to me: it has a very limited number of players with one obvious best (Isai) and is incredibly old. It’s the oldest Smash game, actually, and also has the smallest roster. (Melee, the next smallest roster, more than doubles 64’s roster.)
For those of you who have been away from the amiibo scene for a while, since Ultimate’s release it’s been well established that Bowser is the dominant force in the vanilla amiibo scene. He only has a few bad matchups (King K. Rool being his toughest), and his AI is so well programmed that it’s almost impossible to screw up. (Somehow, I still did.)
This is a guest post by Spike. Everything in this post is a copy-and-paste from what he sent me.
As you guys might be aware, in the exciting finals set of the PAL Season 2 tournament, the newcomer ToughClaw (CyFyKitty’s Bowser) narrowly defeated good old Super NES (Cloud’s Ness) to take home the #1 spot. This final set showcased the power of Bowser overall, but we already know how good he is. The dive into the data reveals just how interesting PAL’s Season 2 meta was- and it might just help you with your next tournament pick.
I’m giving away an amiibo! Watch the video to learn more and to enter the giveaway.