Nintendo of America's President and Chief Operating Officer Reggie Fils-Aime has been speaking to Bloomberg about the possibility of Nintendo jumping on the VR bandwagon along with competitors such as Sony who will be going to market with their PlayStation VR headset later this year.
Somewhat predictably Reggie claimed Nintendo wasn't going to be entering the VR space anytime soon, and said that VR "needs to be mainstream" in order for the company to take it seriously. Fils-Aime went on to cite Nintendo's innovation in bringing gyroscopic controls to the masses with the Wii Remote and how the Nintendo DS was at the forefront of touch-screen gaming.
The NoA president goes on to say that Nintendo has been carefully monitoring the VR space since the days of the Virtual Boy and does not feel the technology is at the point where it will become mainstream anytime soon.
We recently considered the possibility of the Nintendo NX having Virtual Reality features ourselves and came to rather the same conclusion. Do you feel Nintendo is right to wait for VR technology to mature before they get involved or should they be jumping in head first now? As always, let us know with a comment below.