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Ubisoft wants to be biggest Kinect third-party publisher

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 06 Oct 2010 19:31 User comments (5)

Ubisoft wants to be biggest Kinect third-party publisher Ubisoft's North American boss Laurent Detoc has said that he wants Ubisoft to be the largest third-party publisher of software made for the Kinect motion control system for the Xbox 360 console. He claimed that the Kinect system was comparable in consumer appeal to Apple's iPad.
"I think that today is a pretty good testament that Kinect is going to do pretty well, because today is an event only about Kinect. That's a statement about how we think it's going to do," he said at a Kinect event in San Francisco. "It's our intent to be the biggest third party publisher on that machine."

Showing his confidence in Kinect to succeed, Detoc made a comparison to Apple's iPad. "It's cool. It's a piece of technology. Why do people buy iPads? I have an iPad. My wife has an iPad. Why? You've gotta have it," he said.

When asked about Kinect's high RRP, he seemed unconcerned. "It's not such a big investment compared to how good it is, and how many units they want to sell at the beginning. Ask me a year for now how I feel about the pricing for Christmas 2011, based on the install base they have," he said.

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5 user comments

16.10.2010 23:14

Yeah...because assassin's creed does not cause enough joint pain as it is!

27.10.2010 23:01

We will see how successful the kinect will be.



39.10.2010 10:50

Child of Eden does make me wanna Kinect.


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49.10.2010 16:54

Quote:
Showing his confidence in Kinect to succeed, Detoc made a comparison to Apple's iPad. "It's cool. It's a piece of technology. Why do people buy iPads? I have an iPad. My wife has an iPad. Why? You've gotta have it," he said.
you know what you can do with that ipad? you can shove it right up your......
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515.10.2010 23:40

Originally posted by KillerBug:
Yeah...because assassin's creed does not cause enough joint pain as it is!
Assassin's Creed with the Kinect? I laughed my head off. That would be rather a workout.

So funny.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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