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Hop into the Driver's Seat with Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, Now in Stores

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Make Multiple Vehicles, Play in a Mysterious World and Discover
New Ways to Play Games

It's time to drive, dive and fly in the newest addition to the Nintendo
Labo
line of interactive DIY kits, harnessing the power of the Nintendo
Switch
system to create imaginative gameplay experiences. Starting
today, Nintendo
Labo: Vehicle Kit
navigates its way to stores at a suggested retail
price of $69.99. The new kit includes materials to build several unique
projects, called Toy-Con, including a car, plane, submarine, spray can,
pedal and two keys. But building these projects is only the start of the
fun!

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It's time to drive, dive and fly in Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, the newest addition to the Nintendo  ...

It's time to drive, dive and fly in Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, the newest addition to the Nintendo Labo line of interactive DIY kits, harnessing the power of the Nintendo Switch system to create imaginative gameplay experiences. (Photo: Business Wire)

In Adventure, a single- or multiplayer game*, players can explore a
large, mysterious world featuring snowy mountains, a futuristic city and
even archeological ruins solo or with a friend. Navigating the world is
as easy as hopping behind the steering wheel of the Toy-Con Car,
grabbing the flight stick of the Toy-Con Plane or rotating the controls
of the Toy-Con Submarine. When players want to change from one vehicle
to another, they simply have to swap out the Toy-Con Key to continue
exploring through land, air or sea.

"Fans of all ages have embraced the originality and creativity of
Nintendo Labo," said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice
President of Sales and Marketing. "Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit expands
the possibilities of what Nintendo Labo can do, with a variety of fun
gameplay modes and deeper programming elements to explore."

Each of the three vehicles in Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit handles
differently, with specific controls and special moves. Players can
launch a grappling hook with the submarine, do a barrel roll and shoot
missiles in the plane, and perform wheelies and deploy weapons while
driving the car. All of these moves and more can be used while
participating in the many activities scattered around the colorful and
vast in-game world.

Some of the other games include Rally, in which players pass through
checkpoints in an off-road race against the clock in the world of
Adventure; Circuit, a racing game with a twist – players can launch
punches at in-game opponents; Slot Cars, a classic game that is
controlled using only the Toy-Con Pedal; and Battle, one-on-one
automotive showdowns with other players or against the game's AI.

Customization is a big part of the Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit
experience. In Paint Studio, people can use their Toy-Con Spray Can to
personalize their in-game vehicles and drivers. When gently shaking the
Toy-Con Spray Can, users will actually hear the "ball" inside as they
mix the paint. In Discover, users can learn how Nintendo Labo works, and
in Toy-Con Garage, users can experiment with new ways to play and create
their own Toy-Con inventions. Custom Controls is a new feature that
allows users to make their own Toy-Con controllers for the game using
common household items. For example, by using unexpected objects like a
sponge and a notebook, industrious creators can make an additional
Toy-Con Pedal for a friend! The possibilities are only limited by the
scope of the user's imagination.

Players can feel like they're really in the driver's seat by using the
Toy-Con Car, Toy-Con Pedal and Toy-Con Key to control their in-game
vehicle in Mario
Kart 8 Deluxe
for Nintendo Switch. This immersive functionality
will be available to download as a free software update for Mario
Kart 8 Deluxe
on Sept. 19. These custom options join the Motorbike
from the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit, which is already compatible with Mario
Kart 8 Deluxe
.

For more information about Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit, visit https://labo.nintendo.com/kits/vehicle-kit/.

To make, play and discover with other kits, Nintendo
Labo: Variety Kit
and Nintendo
Labo: Robot Kit
are also now available in stores at suggested retail
prices of $69.99 and $79.99, respectively.

Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental
controls
that let adults manage the content their children can
access. For more information about other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.

*Multiplayer games require additional Joy-Con controllers and may
require an additional Nintendo Labo: Vehicle Kit. System, kits and some
accessories are sold separately.

Nintendo Switch system required. Parental supervision recommended.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of
interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan,
manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Nintendo Switch
system and the Nintendo 3DS family of portable systems.
Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System,
Nintendo has sold more than 4.6 billion video games and more than 725
million hardware units globally, including Nintendo Switch and the
Nintendo 3DS family of systems, as well as the Game Boy,
Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS family of systems, Super NES,
Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Wii
and Wii U systems. It has also created industry icons that
have become well-known, household names, such as Mario, Donkey Kong,
Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of
America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for
Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about
Nintendo, please visit the company's website at https://www.nintendo.com/.

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