Microsoft announced the pricing and availability of “Kinect” motion sensing controller for Xbox 360, saying “the device would be available in November 4 for $149.99.”
Microsoft would bundle Kinect controller and an Xbox 360 console with 4GB internal memory for $299.99. The console itself would begin selling on its own for $199.99 on August 3, however. Kinect would come bundled with game Kinect Adventures, in which players are put through challenges based in exotic locations such as whitewater rafting and obstacle courses. Microsoft would also release Kinectimals, Kinect Sports, Kinect Joy Ride and Dance Central, all of which would retail for $49.99.
Microsoft has also revealed a new Xbox console to be sold alongside recently redesigned Xbox 360 250GB. This new Xbox will be called “Xbox 360 4GB” and will available on August 3 for $199.99. Later this year will also see a Xbox 360 4GB and Kinect bundle which’ll include the console, Kinect senor and Kinect Adventures game for $299.99.
Sony also plans its own motion-sensing system dubbed “Move,” which’ll debut on September 19 for $99.99. A controller, a video camera, and the game Sports Champions would be included in the package.