The Sport Boy turned 32 yesterday, and should you’re sufficiently old to have loved that specific handheld again within the day you may recall the Sport Boy Printer, one of many wackiest equipment ever produced for a video games console.
The printer linked to your Sport Boy and allowed you to print off photos taken with the Sport Boy Digicam. It had its limitations – the monochrome photos have been printed onto a roll of low-cost paper and regarded fairly tough – nevertheless it was typical of Nintendo’s want to suppose outdoors of the field.
Quick ahead to 2021, and Nintendo is reviving the idea, in a style. It has teamed up with Fujifilm to create a service that lets you print screens out of your Swap wirelessly, all due to Fujifilm’s wi-fi printer ‘instax mini Hyperlink’ and a brand new smartphone app.
Utilizing the app, you can scan screenshots from the Swap utilizing a QR code after which ship them to the printer to create a tough copy. You possibly can add borders from 3 Nintendo titles (Tremendous Mario, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and New Pokémon Snap) in addition to add particular results.
To have fun the collaboration, an unique instax mini Hyperlink printer is being produced which can are available particular Nintendo-themed packaging. There’s additionally going to be a particular Pikachu-shaped rubber case for the printer.
The app shall be free to obtain and can launch on April thirtieth, 2021. It isn’t identified if the printer or the app shall be made obtainable outdoors of Japan at this stage.