The first footage of the NFC reader being used in Pokémon Rumble U has been shown in the trailer below. Pokémon Rumble U will be the first Wii U game to use this feature and will start off with six figurines retailing for 200 yen each:
A carry case will also be available for 780 yen:
Additional information was given:
Figures can be raised using in game coins (so they can become stronger than in-game caught Pokémon).
Save date will be contained within the figures so they can be used in other people’s games.
Attacks can be done using the touchscreen on the GamePad.
Various items will be available to help you (such as items which heal you or make you big).
Some levels will contain gimmicks which can either help or hinder you.
There is a boss at the end of each area (some with multiple levels).
There will be timed battles.
The Pokémon Center in Japan will sell download codes for the game.
Special figurines will be made available. One of such is a Pikachu which is different to the standard one. The special Pikachu is only obtainable if you purchase it alongside a download of the game in the Pokémon Center. It will be stronger than the standard variant and will have a Punch ability.