Previously, in 1995, Nintendo got closer to the Virtual Reality was with the Virtual Boy. But it seems like, the company will soon get in on the action now. The new Nintendo Switch is definitely going to be a virtual reality platform that too with a pair of cardboard goggles. The cardboard specs are a part of a Nintendo Labo Kit. The company recently announced the VR kit, and it is the company’s fresh arrival. The package belongs to the current series of foldable cardboard kits, designed especially for Nintendo Switch. The VR kit places the system at a distance of few inches from face.
The ongoing trendy Labo fashion includes a range of pretty outstanding projects to be developed. For example, a project consists of the headset that turns into an elephant mast. The user can easily utilize the controls mounted over the trunk. The prime VR kit costs $79.99 and includes six different types of toy-con projects. The package also includes VR specs, camera, a blaster, a wind pedal, and a bird. Whereas, the starter kit is available at $39.99. So users can first buy the initial kit, and later look to purchase additional packages.
The new kit will hit the market on April 12 and will be available in various packages. According to labels, the VR set is available for ages 6+ for the construction, 7+ for the in-VR experiences. The kits will also consist of Labo software. It features games and playing instructions. The software will come along with the garage mode so that users can create their own Labo creations. As the Labo VR kit is cardboard product, it will not have anything to bind with user’s face. Thus users will not be able to play big budget or AAA games. They can play smaller VR experiences developed for one of the six Toy-Con projects. Before this, Google showed off virtual reality designed around the cardboard, i.e., Google Cardboard. All in all, the Labo kit is a way to introduce VR for fun and a user-friendly approach.