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Nintendo is experimenting with a new amiibo promotion in Japan

Nintendo seems to be looking for new ways to get its fans to buy more amiibo in Japan, as the latest promotion for the region features a code for a downloadable challenge. Anyone who buys an amiibo in Japan will get a code to download Mini Mario and Friends Amiibo Challenge, which features toy versions of all of your favorite Nintendo characters.

The downloadable title is available for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS and currently there’s no word on whether or not the promotion will see a Western release. If you’re familiar with the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series, the mini-game awarded appears to use the same aesthetic style. Perhaps Nintendo is having trouble getting people in Japan to continue adopting new amiibo figures?

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