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Microsoft Kinect officially priced at $150

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 22 Jun 2010 13:23 User comments (7)

Microsoft Kinect officially priced at $150 Following a week of speculation as to its price, Microsoft has officially priced the Kinect motion control system for the Xbox 360 at $150 USD.
Last Tuesday, GameStop put the system on sale for $150 USD while also offering up a bundle with an Arcade console and Kinect for $299.99 and an Elite console with Kinect for $399.99.

Later in the week, more retailers followed suit, with Amazon, Best Buy and Wal-Mart offering the system for $150, as well.

At the point, Microsoft had still not officially outed the price for the system.

There is still no word on when the device will ship, but speculation has the launch date as November 4th.

Read more about the Kinect system here: Xbox 360 Kinect news @ AfterDawn


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7 user comments

122.6.2010 22:32

150$..quite a premium for an emerging technoogy that barely proved itself with reports from kotaku showing lagginess lack of support for core games and alot of cloak-and-dagger reports that developements like project milo were swepped under the rug.

222.6.2010 23:06
ruppert92
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This website is a fail! They announced the release date at E3!

322.6.2010 23:54

Originally posted by ruppert92:
This website is a fail! They announced the release date at E3!
They said "in November." There are 30 days in November. Now, please crawl back to your hole.

423.6.2010 19:16

Originally posted by DVDBack23:
Originally posted by ruppert92:
This website is a fail! They announced the release date at E3!
They said "in November." There are 30 days in November. Now, please crawl back to your hole.
Im sorry but this comment simply warrants it! - Dont listen to that d*** DVDBack! this is the best site for updates and its all thanks to your efforts, keep up the good work!

524.6.2010 9:40

Wow, $150 is too much don't you think? You can buy another Xbox 360 with that money... I'm interested, but you know what, i'll wait for sales or maybe clearance, lol.

624.6.2010 19:42

I was going to get this until I heard the price a couple weeks ago. Plus I rather wait for a smaller or cheaper version because you know they will make a smaller version device. That price is way too much and the economy is not in good shape to fork over $150 just for something that I can do on my Nintendo Wii balance board.

If it cost between $65-$90 then I might be interested but honestly this is more for kids or fat kids to get off the couch. Us real gamers are not going to put down our joysticks for this device to play games like Halo, Modern Warfare, Call of Duty, etc., because it will never be active or fast response time of what a joystick can do.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 24 Jun 2010 @ 19:44

725.6.2010 4:55

if they want to reach families and kids (not hardcore gamers) $150 is too much! Getting a new console plus $150 of this is too much...microsoft is doing it bad AGAIN!

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