Nintendo Switch goes VR via upcoming Labo VR Kits

Nintendo Announces Labo VR Kit: Releasing April 12 - News

Nintendo Announces Labo VR Kit: Releasing April 12 - News

Google showed off virtual reality designed around cardboard in 2014, but it looks like Nintendo is ready to get in on the action now as well with a new Labo VR kit for the Switch that puts the system inches from your face.

There will be four different packs in total, the VR Starter Set will include VR Goggles and a Blaster, there will also be two Expansion Sets (1 and 2). The VR Kit will retail for $79.99.

Nintendo had previously decided that high-end VR devices would not be popular among families and children.

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Nintendo Labo: VR Kit encourages passing around the Toy-Con creations among a group of people so everyone in the room can easily join in on the fun. The Starter Set is a great entry point into the world of Nintendo Labo VR. To encourage folks to throw a Mario Day party of their own, Mario-themed invites and bingo cards are also available, as well as themed envelopes ideal for holding Nintendo eShop Cards - they make great party gifts! The smaller starter kit will cost $40 (~RM163) and the expansion kits will each cost $20 (~RM81). Each set is priced individually at $19.99. It also provides some form of pedal-like controller, used in conjunction with the Switch's Joy-Cons, to presumably control something in a VR game. The first was the Variety Set that included the Fishing Rod, Piano, Motorbike and RC Car. That means it's actually a whopping two cents cheaper to buy them all separately, though the expansion sets will only be available on Nintendo's official online store and you'll probably have to pay for shipping.

In an update post launch, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe became compatible with the Vehicle Kit allowing for a new way to race.

It will launch on April 12. Though I'm not sure that knowledge quite prepares you for the reality, waking up this morning to discover part of Nintendo's VR foray seems to involve peering up the backside of a cardboard duck. Let us know in the comments section below.

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