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Nintendo Labo VR kit now available in SA

CAPE TOWN – Nintendo announced that its new Nintendo Labo kit that features basic VR technology is now available in South Africa.

The new Nintendo Labo: VR Kit introduces virtual reality in a unique and approachable way for kids and families.

After making a variety of Toy-Con creations - like the Toy-Con Blaster, Toy-Con Elephant and Toy-Con Wind Pedal – out of the included materials with the help of the included Nintendo Switch software’s interactive instructions, users can play a variety of simple VR games and experiences by combining their creations with the Nintendo Switch and its pair of Joy-Con controllers.

Many of the Toy-Con also provide sensory feedback, like a blast of air produced from the Toy-Con Wind Pedal or a satisfying “click” of the Toy-Con Blaster, to add to the overall VR experience. You can even design your own bite-sized VR games and experiences with the included programming tools in Toy-Con Garage and Toy-Con Garage VR. 

Here are the prices of the kits:

  • Nintendo Labo: VR Kit: The complete Nintendo Labo: VR Kit includes the Nintendo Switch software and materials to build all six Toy-Con projects – the Toy-Con VR Goggles, Toy-Con Blaster, Toy-Con Camera, Toy-Con Bird, Toy-Con Wind Pedal and Toy-Con Elephant – as well as a Screen Holder and Safety Cap. It’s a good option for kids and families who want to dive into the full experience. This Kit will sell at an RRP (recommended retail price) of R 1399
  • Nintendo Labo: VR Kit – Starter Set + Blaster: The Starter Set includes the Nintendo Switch software, plus all the components to build the Toy-Con VR Goggles and Toy-Con Blaster, as well as the Screen Holder and Safety Cap. The Starter Set is a great entry point into the world of Nintendo Labo VR and is selling at an RRP of R699. 

Players that own the Starter Set can purchase each the following optional expansion sets at an RRP of R 399 each to expand their experience:

  • Nintendo Labo: VR Kit – Expansion Set 1**: Expansion Set 1 includes the components needed to build the Toy-Con Elephant and Toy-Con Camera.
  • Nintendo Labo: VR Kit – Expansion Set 2**: Expansion Set 2 includes the components needed to build the Toy-Con Wind Pedal and Toy-Con Bird.


Written by: Staff Writer
Guzzle Media


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