We’ve come to realize that amiibos aren’t made strictly for Nintendo characters ever since Yacht Club Games shocked us with their Shovel Knight amiibo. So, why wouldn’t other indie developers look into amiibo support for their games? Image & Form, the developers behind SteamWorld Dig and the recently released SteamWorld Heist, have released a developer’s diary video regarding the possibility of using amiibo support in a future update for the latter. Considering how well Yacht Club Games did with their amiibo release and the near-perfect score that SteamWorld Heist received, it wouldn’t be a bad idea.
Hopefully, this paves the way for more independent developers to utilize the amiibo feature but in the meantime, check out the developer’s diary below: