'Project Natal and controller-free 360 camera' details leak from secret Microsoft tour

The following details have emerged about the “launch of Project Natal, and controller-free 360 camera” from Microsoft tour of UK publishers and studios – the format-holder has been demoing the tech and detailing its 2010 plans in order to spur more development support. According to sources, Microsoft is planning to manufacture 5m units for day […]

The following details have emerged about the “launch of Project Natal, and controller-free 360 camera” from Microsoft tour of UK publishers and studios – the format-holder has been demoing the tech and detailing its 2010 plans in order to spur more development support. According to sources, Microsoft is planning to manufacture 5m units for day one release, with a mix of console and camera plus solus SKUs expected. The device should cost under £50 when sold solo. One publishing source says Microsoft is “trying to get as close as possible to ‘impulse buy’”. Another even says the camera could even retail for just £30. 14 games are being readied for launch.