Earlier today we highlighted the fact that the Star Fox Zero official website has some lovely wallpapers to download that help ease the pain of its delay into Q1 2016. Sure, it'd have been nice to play the game this festive season, but putting one of these on our desktop will cheer us up in the meantime.
The official website is thin on detail, but some of its smaller text - as can often be the case with early Nintendo game pages - has captured the imagination of fans. The pertinent text is below.
Game, system and amiibo sold separately. Compatibility and functionality of amiibo may vary by game. Visit amiibo.com for specific details on how each amiibo works.
Broadband Internet access required for online features. For more info, go to support.nintendo.com.
It's a no-brainer that there'll be some use of amiibo in the game, we'd think, simply due to the fact that we already have Fox and Falco figures either on the market or coming soon. It's the online features aspect that is perhaps most exciting, assuming it's not simply there for bog-standard Miiverse support.
A form of online play could certainly be interesting to see, should it come to pass - will the confirmed co-op have an online option, or could there be online dog-fights reminiscent of the local-only multiplayer mode seen in Star Fox 64 3D?
Right now only Nintendo and PlatinumGames know. We can only speculate, so how would you like to see amiibo and internet play utilised in Star Fox Zero?