Latest Nintendo Labo Kit Features VR Gameplay

Nintendo unveiled the theme for the fourth kit in its Nintendo Labo series, and get ready — it’s going to take you to other worlds.

Available on April 12, Nintendo Labo: VR Kit combines the DIY Toy-Con cardboard construction pieces from previous Labo kits with the latest virtual reality (VR) tech.

Unlike previous Labo kits, the cardboard creations kids make will incorporate the handheld Switch screen, not just the remotes.

There are six Toy-Con creations in the VR Kit, which kids can built from cardboard following instructions on the Switch system: VR goggles, a blaster, a camera, a bird, a wind pedal, and an elephant. There are also materials to create a screen holder and safety cap.

Labo VR GogglesAll six constructions correspond with different interactive, VR-based games. Kids can fight off an alien invasion with the Toy-Con Blaster, visit an in-game ocean and snap photos of the sea life with the Toy-Con Camera, and more. All of the games are designed to be sharable, encouraging players to pass the creations around within a group of people and share the experience — it’s fun the whole family can enjoy!

A full version of kit will be available at retail for $79.99, while a “Starter Set + Blaster” will also be available for $39.99. The smaller set includes only the components to create the googles and blaster.

Labo VR BoxesVisit the Nintendo Labo site for additional information about the new kits and for updates.

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