Nintendo has announced the latest in its line of Nintendo Labo creations – a VR kit for the Nintendo Switch.
The main VR kit retails at $79.99 and includes six different VR Toy-Con creations to build. The Toy-Cons are a set of VR goggles, a wind pedal, a camera, an elephant, a bird, and a blaster.
There’s cheaper versions available, such as a starter set which includes just the goggles and blaster for only $39.99. You can then purchase expansions, which include two more Toy-Cons per kit, for $20 each.
You might be asking “What IS Nintendo Labo? What’s a Toy-Con?” which would be understandable, seeing as this is a Microsoft tech site.
To put it simply, the Nintendo Labo is a series of mostly cardboard based kits which transform the Switch into an entirely new experience.
The video below goes into more detail about the Nintendo Labo process.
Each Labo Kit contains pre-made cardboard cutouts, although other materials may also be included, which can be assembled to make a Toy-Con. Each kit also contains the relevant software and a step-by-step guide on how to construct your new Toy-Con.
These Toy-Cons utilise the Nintendo Switch console and its Joy-Cons (that’s the official name for the Switch’s controllers) to create something more than just a console.
The Nintendo Labo VR kit is out on April 12th.