Major Nelson has revealed a price drop for Microsoft’s Kinect add on for the Xbox 360. In the U.S. the Kinect will now be priced at $109.99 rather than it’s original $149.99 price tag.
It's about time. Kinect's been out for a few years.
I have you played skyrim? Kinect makes a good microphone. Kinect is crap. http://www.youtube.com/watc... $70.
Kinect is the best microphone for voice recognition in games I have ever used. It is wonderful when you are watching movies or listening to music. No more fumbling for the remote or drained batteries in the controller. There are also a few notable games on it too!
This isn't the first price cut for Kinect..it was reduced last hoiday For Micrsoft, the best part of the Kinect price cuts is they allow Micrsoft to reduce the price of the bundle effectively using it as a hardware pricecut without cutting the price of the hardware. But with Kinect dropping to 110 right before the fall, it sets up some huge holiday sales at retail going lower than $99. Last Black Friday Kinect stand-alone sold a million in 24 hours..it'll be interesting to see what it does this year. Evil
Good move for Microsoft. When Kinect was announced I was dead wrong about how people would take to it. Microsoft hit it out of the park and sales will only get better with the price lower. I'm sure this will give the 360 a boost as well.
I rarely use my Kinect
Why would people disagree with this? Edit: I think it's still priced to high I would say $60-80 is about right.
Because it's n4g.
Why not drop it to a even $100 or $99.99. LOL. @LOL_WUT Should be $60
Cause obviously he uses everyday all day! Duh! For some reason he just forgot that! <.<' Ah, I hate this site sometimes...
I rarely use mine either... problem is, it needs games. There are really few games for the time it's been on the market, and I'm talking about Kinect games, not games with Kinect features. I really enjoyed 'Haunt' and would like to see more games like that. Kinect doesn't suck, it just doesn't have a deep library.
I think what you have received so far is the most any add-on has ever received. Most likely to get the kind of support you are looking for, the Kinect must be bundled with every console sold. Most likely not until next generation.
I'm still waiting for a game that makes me think I need a Kinect.
And the top four comments are all negative and trolls. Kinect has only been out since November of 2010, its not even been a full two years. Who didn't see this coming? I'd expect a price drop for the Xbox 360 as well. No sense in waiting around to see what Nintendo does with the Wii U, you have to be proactive in this industry.
Its usually playstation enthusiasts that are upset because MS took a failed product (eyetoy) improved it and sold millions.
If you go to you tube and type eyetoy of ps eye you will see people using it,if it was a failure only thing that would be there are text about it on the Internet.
you are off topic, this has nothing to do with playstation. you are being reported.
"you are off topic, this has nothing to do with playstation. you are being reported." I've really gone and done it this time. Can anyone help me out here? I'm going to need a counterfeit passport, a ceramic handgun and a fake mustache.
dude eyetoy went on selling 10.5 millions units witb 1/20 of the budget msoft spent on kinect marketing . So do the math and tell me who failed This is not a message from a fanboy, get your fact straight next time (wikipedia can help people llike you)
tentonsoftube "you are off topic, this has nothing to do with playstation. you are being reported." yet more than half the comments are trolling fanboys from the PS3 side. Why aren't you reporting those? I bet you agreed with those and bubbled them up. the hypocrisy from the people on this site is amazing.
@tentonsoftube YOUR reporting someone for being off-topic? Oh the irony! Bubble-up for Perjoss. Lol.
Still can't keep my name out of your mouth, I see. ;)
That's a decent price reduction. Go on, treat yourself.
That's tite I might look into buying one. I was waiting for a price drop.
That's good, it should realistically be even lower but it's Microsoft.
If only Kinect were capable of fingers tracking...
wait I thought they already dropped it to $129? Oh well...cheaper prices are always nice. Also with this price drop are the also dropping the bundle prices?
of course nothing is worth money for you mr i pirate everything. look at his stupid comment in this article. http://n4g.com/news/1065383...
It'll drop further in the next year or so me thinks. I agree it should have been $99.99
Just in time for the holidays
Kinect first, then a 360 price drop, and cheaper Kinect/Halo bundle right before the holidays. MS going to try and own 2012 like they did in 2011
i ll be waiting for next gen kinect. Knowing microsoft, they re not gonna make the current one compatible with xbox720, Anyway 360,s coming to a close and i don,t see anything else but dance, fitness and shovelware games coming out for it.
dropping the price for kinect was a good move on MS part. but honestly they need to also drop the price of the 360 as it hasn't had one in years if they want to stimulate more sells going into the holidays.
I wouldnt give Microsoft $5 for Kinect, its a Turd, $$$ invested in this " casual toy " would have been better spent on more " core " exclusives for 360.
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