Nintendo has revealed a digital actuality headset based mostly round its Labo line of cardboard gaming equipment for the Switch gaming console.
The system is Nintendo’s first foray into VR because it launch the Virtual Boy in 1995, a console that was marketed as the primary able to stereoscopic 3D graphics — however extensively panned as a industrial failure.
It’s evocative of Google’s Cardboard, a easy $15 headset with a cardboard casing and VR goggles for folks to make use of with their smartphones. In Nintendo’s case, the headset is meant to be hooked up to the Switch.
The Labo VR package comes with no straps, Nintendo stated. Instead, it is slipped onto the Switch and held up near a participant’s eyes. It prices round $80, comes with an alien shooter recreation and hits the cabinets on April 12.