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Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has said that he thought Nintendo Labo would be a bigger success than it turned out to be.

Speaking with CNET, Reggie noted that the product line “did well” globally. However, it seems Nintendo had higher expectations.

As was announced last week, a new update for GRID Autosport is now live on Switch. It adds local wireless multiplayer for up to eight players as well as two-player split-screen.

Feral Interactive’s plans for the racer don’t stop there. We previously heard that online multiplayer is planned for 2020, but that’s not all. Feral now says that it will also add Nintendo Labo support with the wheel accessory sometime next year.

Source: Feral Interactive PR

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Nintendo is back with another developer insights video for Nintendo Labo. Below, director Tsubasa Sakaguchi shows how players can easily make a game in the Toy-Con Garage.

Nintendo has published the second developer insights video for Nintendo Labo. Below, director Tsubasa Sakaguchi discusses the creation of the line and its latest release, Nintendo Labo: VR Kit.

Update: Version 1.3.0 is out now worldwide.

Original: Nintendo has confirmed that Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be receiving Nintendo Labo VR compatibility through a Version 1.3.0 update set to drop today in Japan.

Currently, there is no word on when this update will come to other regions. A trailer introducing the compatibility can be viewed below.

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Nintendo has shared a new trailer highlighting the Nintendo Labo VR Kit functionality in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which was just added to the game. View it below.

The team behind Unity has announced that its engine is now compatible with the Nintendo Labo VR Kit. Although specific games weren’t tied into today’s news, developers are presented with another option in bringing games to Switch.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey are the two big titles making use of the VR Kit currently. It was also confirmed this week that Spice and Wolf VR will support it.


Nintendo has kicked off a special video series in which Nintendo Labo director Tsubasa Sakaguchi shares insights about the development of the product line and its latest release, the VR Kit. Check out the first part below.

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