Starting October 7, consumers who opted to buy an Xbox One without a Kinect will be able to snag one for $149.99.
Microsoft unbundled the Kinect device from the Xbox One in a bid to lower the price of its current-generation console.
Microsoft has released pricing for the Xbox 360 Kinect motion and voice sensing controller. Arriving before Christmas and packaged with a game, Microsoft is going aggressive with its controllerless push. News also of a new 4GB Xbox 360 Arcade model hitting the market.
The final contender in the next-gen console battle has entered the arena. The Xbox One will launch this Friday, 8 years to the day after the 2005 debut of the Xbox 360.
As someone who has happily played three Xbox 360s to their red-ringed graves, I couldn't have been more excited.
Microsoft may have done a lot to encourage new people to buy the Xbox One by removing the Kinect from the basic bundle and dropping the price by $100 accordingly, but it still can’t catch up to the PlayStation 4. According to new numbers from NPD, Sony’s console is the top-selling U.S.
Microsoft has announced the Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles for this year, going on sale next week and shipping out beginning on September 16th. Microsoft is offering three versions of the Holiday bundles, all priced at $249.
Sales of the Xbox 360 have been reasonable despite the next generation Xbox One being released late last year.
In an interview with Eurogamer's Digital Foundry, Microsoft architects behind the Xbox One has revealed that the company will be reserving a 10 percent slice of the GPU for concurrent app functionality such as the much touted snap mode and Kinect processing.
Interview: iTWire sat down with Frazer Scott Acting Marketing Director for Xbox in Australia and asked him to elaborate on the new Xbox 360 slim as well as the no-controller Kinect system and what this new hardware will mean for Australians.