Nintendo Labo VR Kit Revealed for Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch is already a pretty capable piece of hardware, not only sporting the nifty ability to become instantaneously portable, but also coming packed with a nifty pair of Joy Con motion controllers. However, with the advent of Nintendo Labo, it looks like the Switch has been now been opened up to the immersive realm of virtual reality.’
Nintendo Labo has largely been regarded as a creative crafting experience for kids (and kids-at-heart) and Big N is rolling further with this idea with the introduction of a new VR-focused kit. The base set is packaged with a set of VR Goggles and a Toy-Con Blaster, and there’s already a few planned expansion peripherals that surely look like a whole lot of wholesome fun.
Experience a new dimension with the latest #NintendoLabo kit! With more games & creations than any previous kit, Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit is a unique first VR experience kids & families can build themselves! Arriving 4/12, only on #NintendoSwitch.https://t.co/PCxm9sZSed pic.twitter.com/B21Fa2FLCQ
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 7, 2019
Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR is set to start rolling out on April 12th, arriving to stores in the form of several options. The Starter Set which includes the aforementioned VR Goggles and Toy-Con Blaster goes for $39.99 USD, with the Elephant/Camera and Bird/Wind Petal Expansion Sets amounting to about $19.99 USD. Of course, those looking to get the whole VR experience at once can opt for the full Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 04: VR Kit, which goes for $79.99. All come packed with their own set of software, providing an assortment of games and other unique activities.
Rumors have been swirling for a while now over the potential introduction of Nintendo Switch VR, several pieces of evidence suggesting the immersive feature has been in the works for a while now. While this new Labo version isn’t exactly the experience that many may have been expecting, it nonetheless looks like it could be a pretty fun time, especially for the youngsters.
What do you think? Are you digging this new version of Nintendo Labo, or were you hoping the Switch VR would involve much less cardboard? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to follow Don’t Feed the Gamers on Twitter and Facebook to be informed of the latest gaming and entertainment news 24 hours a day! For more headlines recently featured on DFTG, check out these next few news stories:
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