10 games that should get a VR update on Switch

With Labo VR being out for about a week now and the reviews seemingly being alot better then previous installments of Nintendo Labo. We look ahead to the VR updates of Super Mario Odyssey and Zelda Breath of the Wild with the question: Which games could get a VR update immediately and be a great fit on the cardboard VR headset that Nintendo provided? So here are 10 games that should get VR updates and would be a perfect fit for the new cardboard VR.7

Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

This game has been out for a while purely in VR on Steam and PS4, and while the game is perfectly playable with just the Switch in handheld form. It just doesn’t feel the same as being alone in a room with just a bomb in front of you that you have to dismantle as fast as possible. And with the rounds not taking all that long, it’s a great way to take turns and not get tired of holding the cardboard VR to your face.


One game that has seen better days is Arms. Ever since the Nintendo Online membership started the online community dropped by thousands, making it very hard for this great fighter to stay interesting. With a VR update, players might be interested in trying the game out again in a new playstyle.


Thumper is a fast racing rhythm game that shows a wonderful environment based on the notes playing in the background. The sense of speed and seeing a big tunnel of lights makes the game so much more immersive and a great way to play a few tracks while not feeling strained from holding the VR.

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad has so many wonderful colorful levels that it would be a joy to see in VR. weither or not the camera makes you nauseous while you are turning they could easily flip the controls and making the environment turn around while you are static.

Layers of Fear: Legacy

We all know VR and horror games make the perfect combination. And the Nintendo Switch has some perfect games to try out in VR. Layers of Fear: Legacy puts you in a haunted house where nothing is what it seems and visions and entire rooms can change in the blink of an eye, making it perfect for Virtual Reality.


Catan only just released on Switch and boy does it look perfect for a more life like setting in VR. You can actually sit on a table with a 3D board in front of you, and with online multiplayer you could see all the reactions of the other players as they make their move.

Bow to Blood: Last Captain Standing

Another game that only recently released. This game has optional VR on other platformers, and it would be cool to see you manning your ship as you duke it out in big airship battles. The game is also not to fast in gameplay and has an artstyle that easily works in lower resolutions so it would be perfect for the Switch his lower rez screen.


Another great horror game that could use VR is Perception. This game uses echo sounds to discover the secrets of a haunted villa. You would almost hide your face away from the VR when you try to hide from all the weird entities roaming the everchanging house.

Surgeon Simulator CPR

A classic in the gaming community, Surgeon Simulator has always been a crazy game full of wacky moments, and seeing everything in VR makes that even more perfect!

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

You can’t make a list without the king of kart games, Mario Kart actually already has an Arcade VR in Japan and it would actually be amazing if they could add a form of VR compatibility with a new first-person view. I mean, Mario Kart 7 had first-person, so it should be possible!

Do you have any games that you want to see in VR on Switch? Let us know in the comments below!

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