Nintendo just announced the Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, the company’s latest entry into its ongoing for Nintendo Switch. The new kit, arriving April 12, is being sold in several packs this time: an $80 all-in kit with a variety of unusual add-ons, plus VR goggles, or broken up into smaller-priced packs at $40 for the basic goggles and $20 for two sets of extras.
The VR kit has a pair of Toy-Con cardboard goggles, a Toy-Con Blaster, a Toy-Con Camera, a Toy-Con Elephant, a Toy-Con Bird, and a Toy-Con Wind Pedal. While the VR goggles will work with all of these, the extras look like they’ll work as really bizarre VR controllers.
The set says it’s made for ages 6 and up for the construction, and 7 and up for the in-VR experiences. Google Cardboard, the original cardboard VR goggles, was alsothan most other VR platforms because of its more casual ViewMaster-type design.
Rumors of a “VR mode” on the Nintendo Switch have been aroundAnd, hey, I wondered about Nintendo getting into VR .