Microsoft announced the new Kinect Sensor for existing Xbox 360 console owners will be available on November 4th for $149 in the U.S. The Kinect Sensor will come packaged with the video game Kinect Adventures (retail value $49) at no additional charge.
The Kinect sensor, which works with every Xbox 360 console (175 MB of memory required), is uniquely able to track your full body movements, respond to your voice and deliver a multiplayer experience right out of the box.
Kinect for Xbox 360 brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways — no controller required. Simple to use and fun to play, Kinect for Xbox 360 allows owners to jump into Kinect-enabled games for any type of play, and the Kinect Hub puts your favorite movies and TV programs, music, live sports, and social networks all in one place. The Kinect sensor recognizes you, responds to your gestures, listens to your voice.
- Bring games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways — with no controller required
- Revolutionary full-body tracking puts you in the center of the fun
- Sensor recognizes your body and mirrors your movements in the game — making you the controller
- Control your Xbox 360 with a simple gesture or wave of the hand
- Connect with friends and family for video chats, interactive gameplay and more (Xbox LIVE Gold membership required)
- Unleash Kinect’s full potential with Kinect-compatible games, including Kinect Sports, Kinect Adventures, Kinectimals, Kinect Joy Ride and Dance Central (not included)
- Features a color VGA motion camera with 640 x 480 pixel resolution at 30 fps to capture your movements clearly
- Includes Kinect for Xbox 360, power supply cable, Kinect game, manual and Wi-Fi extension cable
- Compatible with all Xbox 360 models (175MB of memory required)
- Compete in exciting sporting events in a world-class stadium, float in outer space, paddle down roaring rapids, train and pet lions and tigers, speed through curves or show off your slick dance moves all in the comfort of your living room
- Kinect recognizes the voice of a single person through an array of four microphones