... and then you can transfer those points to games you're playing at home on the Switch (and/or the next Nintendo console) for bonus items (or something).
Yeah, it's gimmicky, but I think it's also a clever optional way to make the land feel like a living game. I wonder if we'll get any kind of scaled down version of this for Hollywood (Epic Universe will get it all and more, I'm sure).
Definitely gimmicky, but I also thought the same way about Amiibo. Until I started buying them . Could be really cool to ride Mario Kart at Uni, come home and tap your wristband to your Switch to open up new stuff. Total fanboy speculation here, but imagine if you could import your ghost times from the ride into the game and then drive next to your ghost at home (and vice versa).