Microsoft Game Studios corporate VP Phil Spencer has revealed that the firm isn't planning to patch any previous games to be used with Kinect. Spencer wants to create new experiences, and won't be following in the footsteps of PlayStation Move.
This should bring a lot of new exclusive IP's to the 360 and MS won't even need to pay 3rd party devs for them.
How big is the current line-up of games for kinect? Kev... you are the man...Bwahahahaha....
Well, have we all forgotten that the processor was dropped from Kinect? That means that not only would the controls have to be patched but everything performance wise would have to be redone too. Now, that is the true reason that they won't do it.
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I would like to see Mass Effect 3 as a controller + Kinect Hybrid. Control the game normally with the pad but use your biotic powers with hand gestures. I think that would be cool and if there was a patch for ME2, i sure will play it a 3rd time. Apart from that, i agree with leaving the old games as they are and investing in new IP's. Will be interesting to see how Steel Batallion, Codenamed D and the other more serious Kinect games announced will turn out.
Yeah, letting go of your pad mid-firefight to wiggle your hand around sounds like a great tactical interface.
So raising your right hand while your left hand is holding the pad to simulate commander sherpard doing a shockwave is difficult? So trusting your hand forward to do the throw while the other holds the control pad is difficult? There i say it, the method of a hybrid (controller +kinect) will IMO improve Mass Effects gameplay because pausing the game by pressing the right bumper to activate a move that is not mapped to one of the buttons reduces the flow of the battles in the game.
This is old news, they already said that Kinect can't be patched into old games around E3
Kinda sucks their are a few games id like to see use kinect. But this will force developers to release new IP`s. So its got its pros and cons. Still waiting to see something blow me away tho. Till then lets see what you got kinect.
Im glad i dont wish to play Kinect with any of the old games, i wouldnt mind there being some kinda interface with these games but gameplay wise nah im good with my xbox controller as i have broken them in quite nicely
That would basically require completely redesigning the game if they patched old games for kinect.
I honestly don't see why anyone would by this if it were pretty much an optional controller like Move for existing games only. Yes it has some exclusives but they seem boring and no where as fun as even current Wii titles unlike Kinect.
Microsoft seems to think alot of people will buy it. 3,333,333 million units sold to break even for the marketing budget alone.
Your math is totally wrong. That's if it was 100% profit. You have to take into consideration R&D, production costs, etc. I would assume that there is probably only 10% to 20% profit margin on Kinect. As any console... the profits come from software.
Not really, they will count on Kinect inspired new xbox sales + software sales + xbox live subscriptions in order to balance out the marketing budget.
@Nicaragua Like I said Simco's math is all wrong...
Because I would have MUCH rather had a few more episode installments from Heavy Rain then a Move edition that I could honestly care less about.
This doesn't add a lot of value to ur kinect purchase if your a perspective buyer.. Their basicly saying were not backwards compatable with 360 games... And microsoft isn't the best wen it comes to creating brand new ip's so ?!?!? I really don't see where their going with this
Think of Kinect as a whole new console. Just like when the Wii came out.
they cannot be patched,.. because nothing will work with it,..
Forza 3 at E3 then?
They never said that was Forza 3 but the next iteration.From what I understood patching for Kinect is no where near as easy as Move,in fact coding for it in general is more difficult.They suggested Kinect patching was not possible months ago.The other problem will be the poor comparison with normal controls,even Child of Eden is supposed to be superior with a pad.Games patched with Move are better in some cases compared to pad but Kinect looks sluggish and patchy.
well the thing is the forza demonstration is not even real http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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