Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support

It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience.

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Ultimate just updated to 3.1.0, and among other changes (check them all out here) is the addition of a very weird, very limited form of VR support that you can only use in singleplayer bouts.

Since all it’s doing is providing a slightly closer, angled view of the battle — there’s nothing dramatic like making this a first-person brawler — I can’t see much use for this. But hey, if you have Toy-Cons lying around, maybe give it a try and see if it does anything cool.

The 3.1.0 update is out now.


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