Nintendo brings virtual reality to Switch with the new Labo VR kit

Nintendo Announces Labo VR Kit: Releasing April 12 - News

The Toy-Con 04 VR Kit will launch in the U.S. on 12 April through Nintendo, though there's now no word on when the set will come to other territories.

Nintendo Labo: VR Kit ($79.99): The complete Nintendo Labo: VR Kit includes Switch software and materials to build all six Toy-Con projects - the Toy-Con VR Goggles, Toy-Con Blaster, Toy-Con Camera, Toy-Con Bird, Toy-Con Wind Pedal and Toy-Con Elephant - as well as a Screen Holder and Safety Cap.

Experience a new dimension of Nintendo Labo with the launch of the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit for Nintendo Switch on 12 April, which combines the innovative physical and digital gameplay of Nintendo Labo with basic VR technology to create a simple and shareable virtual reality experience for kids and families. This is indeed happening in an unexpected way next month with the Nintendo Labo VR Kit. The smaller starter kit will cost $40 (~RM163) and the expansion kits will each cost $20 (~RM81).

If you thought Nintendo was done pairing its cardboard Labo accessories with its hybrid Switch console, you're in for a surprise.

Our embedded product diagrams help make sense of the above VR kit options. You can also turn off the VR feature and use the included Screen Holder to experience content in 2D.

The VR Kits for Nintendo Switch will be available on 12 April and cost $79.99 and $39.99 respectively (we're still waiting for United Kingdom prices). That's the more expensive of the two. Including a pair of VR goggles, a blaster, camera, bird, wind pedal, and an elephant. "VR Kit is a unique first VR experience kids and families can build themselves!"

The VR kit will be available in North America on April 12.

"The Starter Set + Blaster kit provides an action-packed introduction to the experience", the official website continues.

Don't, however, plan to start playing Nintendo's existing blockbusters like Super Mario Odyssey or The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in VR now.

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