Microsoft announces Kinect pricing and bundles
The Microsoft Kinect is set to invade homes as Microsoft has finally announced the pricing and availability for it’s motion-based controller.
The Kinect will be available in either the basic Kinect package and the Kinect console bundle. The basic package will contain the Kinect hardware and the Kinect Adventures game for $149. The Kinect console bundle while net you an Xbox console, the Kinect hardware and the Kinect Adventures game for $299 and ultimately will replace the Arcade console bundle.
The Kinect console bundle includes the recently announced Xbox Slim which features 4GB of built-in flash memory (no more memory cards), front and back USB ports, a Kinect-specific I/O port, and built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi.
The NPD Group for the month of June that pegged sales of the new Xbox model just north of 452,000 units. Both Kinect bundles will start shipping worldwide on November 3.Tags: Kinect, xbox, Xbox 360