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WATCH: Dress up as Link in the Nintendo Switch version of ‘Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’

/ 11:13 PM June 12, 2017

“The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” has been out for the PC, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 since 2011. So with the release of the Switch version, Nintendo throws in a bit of extra for players with Amiibo support.

Amiibo are small character figures exclusive to Nintendo. They interact with Nintendo consoles through near field communication (NFC) and give various in-game items to players.

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By tapping a Link Amiibo figure to the Nintendo Switch, players will receive a chest that gives them an in-game costume and gear like Link’s outfit as well as the Hylian Shield from “The Legend of Zelda”.

“The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” is an open world action role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios. Players take on the role of the Dragonborn and explore the vast landscape of Skyrim based on The Elder Scrolls game universe.

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It’s uncertain if other Amiibo figures will provide different items, but sure enough, players will be experimenting with their Amiibo figs once the game is released in fall. JB

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TOPICS: `legend of zelda’, Amiibo, Elder Scrolls, near field communication, NFC, Nintendo Switch, Skyrim
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