Nintendo just teased a mysterious new device for the Nintendo Switch that will be revealed next week
- Nintendo just released a teaser for a mysterious new device coming to the Nintendo Switch.
- The teaser shows a circular object that holds the Switch's Joy-Con gamepads. The object is then used in a variety of different applications that look very similar to Nintendo's "Wii Fit" exercise software.
- The Japanese gaming giant says that all will be revealed on September 12 - next Thursday.
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Nintendo has a big reveal coming up next week, and it definitely involves the wildly popular Nintendo Switch.
The company says it's a "First look at a new experience for Nintendo Switch."
That's unfortunately where the solid facts more or less end.
A short teaser video released Thursday night depicts various people all over the world using a wheel-like peripheral and a leg strap peripheral to play some type of physical activity-based game.
Both the wheel-like device and the strap are able to accommodate at least one Joy-Con gamepad, which allows the peripherals to speak to the Nintendo Switch console.
In the case of the leg strap, the Joy-Con can even be seen throughout use:
People using the peripherals in the teaser are seen doing a variety of different activities, from squats to leg presses to straight-up running in place.
In so many words, this peripheral - and whatever software corresponds to it - looks to be a kind of spiritual successor to stuff like "Wii Fit" and "Wii Sports."
One thing's for sure: We'll assuredly find out more on September 12 when Nintendo reveals whatever this is teasing.
Check out the teaser trailer right here: