Following its previous trailer, Nintendo revealed the identity of its ring-shaped device, along with a new IP: Ring Fit Adventure.
Ring Fit Adventure
Ring Fit Adventure combines fitness and traditional gameplay to create a new adventure game that translates movement into in-game actions. The main Adventure Mode features various activities such as running, steering rafts, and hovering, which control using different exercises. RPG-like battles against enemies will also occur where players can use “fit skills”to attack and defend. Each skill will require the use of arms, legs, abs, and even yoga in order to execute them.
Other modes include a Quick Play Mode for shorter game sessions, along with Simple and Set Modes that focus on exercise regimens. Here, different workouts can be played in order to focus on specific parts of the body. Players can also save and keep track of high scores and performance in order to help meet their fitness goals.
The Ring-Con Controller
The new Ring-Con and Leg Strap, which both come bundled with the game, work by inserting one Joy-Con into each. The Ring-Con contains sensors within that can translate the amount of force applied to it, while the Leg Strap monitors any leg or running activity.
As with previous projects like Wii Fit, Nintendo intends for their new gaming experience to become a part of a player’s daily routine while making it accessible to those at any fitness level. To ensure this, players have the option to adjust the skill settings to best suit one’s physical capabilities. Ring Fit Adventure will release on October 18th.
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