North Americans have bought up the majority of Amiibo

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 17 February 2015 05:32 GMT

Having trouble finding Amiibo? The Americans have them all!


Residents of the US and Canada have purchased 63% of all Amiibo sold to date.

The information comes from DualShockers translation of Nintendo‘s latest investor briefing, which largely seems to have been a celebration of how the NFC-equipped figurines are making money hand over fist.

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata addressed Amiibo stock shortages, saying that the rapid manufacturing and shipping process led to unavoidable scarcity. Echoing the confusing messaging of the last few months, the executive said that Nintendo may or may not refresh stock depending on factors like retail display space, as well as consumer demand.

The Amiibo which is most thin on the ground varies by territory – Marth in the US and Canada, Little Mac in Europe, Captain Falcon in Japan and Ike in Australia.

Nintendo revealed that Link is the most popular figure in every territory except Australia, where we like Mario better because we’re a very special nation.

Nintendo has shipped 5.7 million Amiibo to date.

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