Nintendo has announced a brand new addition to its cardboard Switch peripheral, Labo, with the Nintendo Labo VR Kit.

This new cardboard construction set will bring an “interesting” VR experience to the Nintendo Switch and is a “unique first VR experience” for players according to the company. Much like its other Kits, The Nintendo Labo VR Kit will come in a handful of different packages.

First, the full $79.99 set will come with six kits for Switch players to build including VR goggles, a rocket launcher-style blaster, a camera, a bird, a wind pedal, and an elephant., along with an additional screen holder and safety cap.

For the cheaper price of $39.99, a Starter Kit, which includes the VR hardware and blaster will be available. Two additional expansion packs will also bring the elephant Toy-Con and the camera Toy-Con for under $20.

So what exactly can players do with this new Labo kit? Well, players will be able to use the Toy-Con Garage software suite to play around with their own VR creations, however, how this will work exactly is yet to be revealed fully.

The Nintendo Labo VR Kit is expected to launch on April 12.

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