Nintendo May Make a VR Related Announcement ‘Soon’: Report
Nintendo May Make a VR-Related Announcement ‘Soon’: Report
By Pranay Parab | Updated: 18 February 2019 17:53 IST
Nintendo may be making a VR-related announcement
It may be a part of the Nintendo Labo kit, a report claimed
The VR hardware could be an accessory for Nintendo Switch: Report
Nintendo may step into the virtual reality space, a new report has claimed. According to the report, Nintendo may make a VR-related announcement “soon” and that it might feature a small number of first-party games as well.
If these reports are true, it could spell interesting times ahead for VR. While the technology has been around for a while, it is yet to find a groundbreaking use case that takes it mainstream. We've seen VR headsets priced as low as Rs. 99, and in spite of that, the technology remains a niche.
While Nintendo hasn't ever officially mentioned that it is working on VR hardware or games for the Switch, the company had said it was looking at VR before the launch of its latest gaming console. It's worth noting that almost a quarter of a century ago, Nintendo had dabbled in VR through the Virtual Boy and that it remains one of its lowest selling gaming platforms of all time.
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