Nintendo Switch Gamers Go Nuts Over The Nintendo Labo Robot Kit

Posted: Feb 14 2018, 11:54am CST | by , Updated: Feb 18 2018, 6:55am CST, in News | Technology News

 
Nintendo Switch Gamers Go Nuts over the Nintendo Labo Robot Kit

Nintendo Labo Robot Kit is #1 bestseller.

Nintendo introduced the cardboard accessory kits for the Nintendo Switch, dubbed Nintendo Labo on Jan. 17. The response from Switch owners is mostly that of amazement. What is interesting is that all go for the more expensive Nintendo Labo Robot kit and not the for the Nintendo Labo Variety kit.

Amazon is offering the $79.99 Nintendo Labo Robot Kit and the $69.99 Nintendo Labo Variety Kit for pre-order on amazon.com. The Robot kit is the bestselling product overall in video games, but the Variety kit is not even in the top 100. It appears that all want to play the giant robot game. The cardboard robot suit consists of a cardboard backpack, wrist bands, ankle bands and a headset.

The arms and legs are connected via strings to the backpack. The strings move levers inside the backpack that are tracked by a Joy-Con. The headset carries another Joy-con for head tracking. It's a genius contraption that makes a giant robot move on the screen. Years ago, Nintendo's Miyamoto showed off a giant robot game that was canceled. Now there is a giant robot game, that looks amazing and immersive through the cardboard robot suit.

Robot Kit

The Nintendo Labo Variety Kit lets you build 5 different projects, but the robot suit is what caught the attention of early adopters. The Variety kit is ideal for younger kids. Th majority who pre-ordered the Nintendo Labo Robot kit are for sure millennials. Come April 20th, Youtube will overflow with videos of adults jumping around in a cardboard robot suit. Here is how to pre-order the Nintendo Labo kits.

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