The former will allow players to build an RC auto, fishing rod, house, motorbike, and piano, while the latter will see players construct a wearable robot suit.
The Nintendo Labo is a range of pre-perforated cardboard sheets that users fold into holders for the Switch and its controllers. It's unclear how many consoles Nintendo sold specifically in Canada to hit this milestone, but we've reached out to Nintendo and NDP for additional details. IR Motion camera detects different shapes block on the Right Joy Con injected on top of the House. The press release describes this cool feature as an "active, rotating reel that is attached by string to a cradle holding the Nintendo Switch console".
Nintendo 3DS players aren't being left out in the cold, though the new additions to the eShop are a fair bit slimmer than those for the Switch. "It is an exciting evolution of the Nintendo Switch platform - one created to inspire curiosity, creativity and imagination in people of all ages". Every Toy-Con creation presents exciting challenges and varying degrees of complexity, making each one a unique experience. And Nintendo Labo could be the next smash. Once the items are built and hooked up, it will allow you to utilize them in exclusive games that come with the bundle.
And as always, Nintendo wants to remind parents that they can monitor what their kids have access to as they play with the Switch and new DIY kits.
Both packages will be available on April 20, with the variety pack available for $69.99 and the robot pack retailing for $79.99.
The company is also offering a customization set that comes with fun stencils, stickers, and colored tape to customize their kits.
Broadly, it's a do-it-yourself building set where you build new ways to play and control the Nintendo Switch. "Materials to construct two RC Cars are included".
Nintendo Switch sold more units in December than any other video game system, according to the NPD Group, which tracks video game sales in the United States. So, for example, once the motorbike is built there will be a racing game to enjoy using it, the piano can actually be played.
As for the motorbike, the Joy-Cons can be placed into a cardboard set of handlebars to drive the bike on-screen.
A second kit, called the "Robot Kit," lets you assemble your own cardboard exoskeleton to control a virtual robot. It also has knobs for tweaking the output and creating new noises, and you'll dock the Switch right into the little paper piano.
The other is the Robot Kit which will turn you and your switch into a mecha warrior.