It’s been a just right 8 months due to the fact that we discovered of Google and Mattel’s plans to launch a retooled version of their popular View-Master and it seems to be adore it’s finally arrived. Retailing for $30, the all new View-Master Virtual Reality viewer introduces the toy to a complete new era of youngsters, this time with immersive VR being the point of interest.
Before you get too excited, Oculus Rift this isn’t. The View-Master VR is largely a tougher model of the ones Google Cardboard headsets everybody has been freely giving for loose this yr. Because it’s made with plastic, the headset can take a beating and be wiped clean for a extra hygienic digital fact revel in. The headset works with most well liked smartphones and along with loose View-Master demo content material, there also are “Experience Packs” designed to appear to be the ones card reels from the olden days. When put on a desk, the playing cards will show augmented fact menus via companion apps the place the wearer can then release complete 360-level VR content material.
Even with out the Experience Packs, the View-Master purposes effective with present Google Cardboard suitable apps/video games so there’s a great opportunity you’ll all the time have one thing to mess around with. The new View-Master VR is available from Amazon, Target, Walmart and different shops for $30 at the side of Destinations, Wildlife, and Space Experiences packs for $15 each and every.