Xbox 360 R2-D2 Themed Console with Kinect Coming Soon!

On earlier ocassions, Microsoft has released special versions of its Xbox 360 consoles for games like Halo 3, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Halo Reach and more. Now rumors have hit the Internet that Microsoft is prepping a limited edition R2-D2 Xbox 360 console -- complete with Kinect sensor -- set to launch alongside […]

On earlier ocassions, Microsoft has released special versions of its Xbox 360 consoles for games like Halo 3, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, Halo Reach and more. Now rumors have hit the Internet that Microsoft is prepping a limited edition R2-D2 Xbox 360 console -- complete with Kinect sensor -- set to launch alongside the forthcoming Kinect Star Wars.

According to report the special versions of the Xbox 360 will include a Kinect motion controller camera, and will also the biggest sci-fi franchise of them all.

The report further says that the console won't actually be shaped like the classic hero droid of the Star Wars movie series. Instead it will have "blue and white paint job" that's meant to resemble the colors of R2-D2. It adds that "even the Kinect sensor itself will be sporting a neat palette change."

Microsoft responded to the rumor stating, "As you know, rumours are rumours and we don't comment on them," it added something a little odd at the end: "May the force be with you."

[Via: KinectAKU.com]