Nintendo Switch VR Headset Project Is Currently In The Works

Nintendo Switch VR Headset

Monday, September 9, 2019

/ by Theo Mason

  • Nintendo Switch VR Headset Project Is Currently In The Works
  • Nintendo Switch VR Headset

Recently Nintendo Switch console awarded some form of VR support with the introduction of the Labo VR Kit, but it seems like the Japanese company is currently working on something new that will introduce proper VR support.
Let’sGoDigital recently discovered a new patent that has been filed in late August which describes a Nintendo Switch VR headset that is supposedly in the works. The patent also describes how it works, you won't believe this but it seems like it can only be used in undocked mode, as it is physically attached to the Switch. It also features no headband like the other VR headsets on the market, so it’s highly likely that it cannot be used with console inserted into the dock.
The patent also reveals that the VR headset will come with two speakers on the light and left to play audio and that the Joy-Con controllers can be attached to the console.
Related: Nintendo Switch Firmware 9.0 Coming Soon: To Add SNES Controller Support
Nintendo Labo: VR Kit: Available at a suggested retail price of $79.99, 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 in to the full experience.

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