Nintendo Enters The VR Market… Sort Of
Many VR consumers have been wondering will any of the other consoles make the venture in VR like the highly successful PlayStation VR. Well today Nintendo announced they are entering the VR market… but probably not like people or VR needed. The company is adding VR to their Labo DIY line, bringing a makeshift VR kit.
Previous Labo sets have come with a number of options to choose from, and the VR Labo set is no different, these will be;
The main VR kit ($79.99): This includes six different cardboard build kits, the VR goggles, a screen holder, and a safety cap.
The starter VR kit ($39.99): The will just be the VR goggles and the Blaster cardboard kit. You can then buy additional sets for $20 at later dates.
Both kits will include the Labo software, which features the games and step-by-step instructions.
When speaking about the Labo VR kits, Doug Bowser, incoming Nintendo of America president, explained;
“We wanted to design an experience that encourages both virtual and real-world interactions among players through passing around Toy-Con creations,”
The Nintendo Labo VR kits will be available from April 12th 2019.