You have always asked yourself how Nintendo’s popular fun-racer “Mario Kart” would play in VR? The Japanese Virtual Reality Park in Shinjuku provides the answer.
Over the past few months, Nintendo executives have consistently shown their interest in virtual reality technology.
However, as it has been said in several instances, Nintendo will not be able to take this up on the in-house platforms for the moment, since it is currently difficult to reconcile the entire family with the use of a virtual reality headset. According to Nintendo, simply the social component would be on the line, which in turn contradicts the philosophy with which Nintendo approaches games.
Mario Kart: This is how the fun-racer plays in VR
In spite of all this, we were now asked how Mario Kart would play in VR. The response came from the Japanese Virtual Reality Park in Shinjuku operated by Bandai Namco Entertainment. In cooperation with Nintendo, the company will shortly be offering a VR version of “Mario Kart” in this park.
As this presents itself in practice, a first trailer, which is waiting for you below these lines. In another video, you will also be introduced to the concept behind the so-called VR zone, which starts this month.