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Xbox 360 Project Natal to cost $150?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 26 May 2010 23:22 User comments (9)

Xbox 360 Project Natal to cost $150? According to "trusted" sources speaking to Edge-Online, Microsoft's upcoming Project Natal motion control camera system will launch with a price tag of $150, much higher than expected by most in the industry.
The system will also launch on October 26th, says the site, in line with expectations of an October release.

Additionally, Microsoft will bundle the camera with an Xbox 360 Arcade console for $300 USD.

European and UK rates would be based "on a number of factors," including the current exchange rate at the time of release, so those prices remain unclear for the time being.

Rival Sony is releasing its PlayStation Move motion control system later this year, bundled with a game, for $100 USD.

Perhaps more notably, Natal (which will be given its official name in June at the E3 event) will cost just $30 less than the Nintendo Wii, which has motion control out of the box and a huge catalog of games.

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9 user comments

126.5.2010 23:28

Not too surprising when you see how much they charge for a 120GB hard drive.

227.5.2010 0:40

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Not too surprising when you see how much they charge for a 120GB hard drive.
yeah it's a complete rip off i could buy a 500gb external portable one (same hdd size) for cheaper but NOOO i cant use it on my 360 Which is gay

at least it supports flash drives now

327.5.2010 1:08

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Not too surprising when you see how much they charge for a 120GB hard drive.
Well instead of judging it solely based on price, how about we wait for it to actually be released. Then you can bitch about it all you want.

427.5.2010 3:08

Originally posted by xnmalletx:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
Not too surprising when you see how much they charge for a 120GB hard drive.
Well instead of judging it solely based on price, how about we wait for it to actually be released. Then you can bitch about it all you want.
How would bitching about it then make any difference?

527.5.2010 3:10

Originally posted by xblade132:
Originally posted by xnmalletx:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
Not too surprising when you see how much they charge for a 120GB hard drive.
Well instead of judging it solely based on price, how about we wait for it to actually be released. Then you can bitch about it all you want.
How would bitching about it then make any difference?


The price is released, how can we wait for something that has already happened?

627.5.2010 12:51

The price is still "rumored". My issue is why have we ONLY seen the "swat big red balls" games over and over and over and over...not looking good if that is the only type of game play you can have with an estimated price of $50 less than an Arcade model.


727.5.2010 15:42

Originally posted by Oner:
The price is still "rumored". My issue is why have we ONLY seen the "swat big red balls" games over and over and over and over...not looking good if that is the only type of game play you can have with an estimated price of $50 less than an Arcade model.
We have also seen painting and that not-really-a-game-and-really-creepy-interactive-kid-simulator thing

827.5.2010 22:41

Originally posted by andmill11:
that not-really-a-game-and-really-creepy-interactive-kid-simulator thing
LOL.

We also saw the "driving wheel" that is complete with shifter, but there is no wheel or shifter; you just have to hold your arms in the right spot, and grab for something that you can neither feel nor see...it is like that terrible WiiWiiWheel...only with even less feedback & stability.

The only game I can think of that this would be good for is a harry potter game. Kids could wave their magic wands around to control things on the screen...anything else would seem to be made less realistic by the loss of force feedback.

930.5.2010 20:30
Debbie Rowe
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I'll pass..no thank you Microsoft.

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