Dr. Mario Amiibo Confirmed as Target Exclusive

Nintendo’s amiibo website has confirmed that Dr. Mario will be a retail-exclusive to Target. He’ll launch alongside Wave 5b on September 11th, with the GameStop-exclusive Retro pack launching on September 25th. Aside from Dr. Mario and the 3-Pack, no other amiibo are confirmed as exclusives, so Target should have stock of Ganondorf, Zero Suit Samus, and Bowser Jr. as of release day.

Rumors have been rampant regarding Dr. Mario’s retail exclusivity status. Target had long confirmed in an internal memo that they would have another exclusive amiibo, following the success of Jigglypuff back in May. Recently, it was discovered that Dr. Mario was only locatedon Target’s website, adding credence to his status.

Considering the ready availability of recent exclusives such as Dark Pit (Best Buy) and Palutena (Amazon), Dr. Mario should be readily available on September 11th.

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