Microsoft WILL sell Xbones without Kinect eventually

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2 years ago#1
Think about it, if you buy your console at launch it will most likely break before the gen has ended, guaranteed. If your console is not covered by the warranty anymore and you buy a new console do you really want to have two Kinects? Many people don't even want one Kinect. Just have some patience, let the early adopters be the guinea pigs. Wait a little bit and you'll save money, get an Xbone without Kinect and have a console with more reliable hardware most likely.
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2 years ago#2
you can already see the lack of support by the developers for the Kinect...as you said, it's pretty much inevitable for a Kinectless model eventually
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2 years ago#3
Kinect is the signature of the X1, it's not just a simple add on. It's basically what makes the X1 a next gen console. It isn't going away.
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2 years ago#4
xTeKNiQuEx posted...
Kinect is the signature of the X1, it's not just a simple add on. It's basically what makes the X1 a next gen console. It isn't going away.


I agree.
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2 years ago#5
TheGam3925 posted...
If your console is not covered by the warranty anymore and you buy a new console do you really want to have two Kinects?


You mean how Sony will start selling PS4's without controllers?
Because if I already own 3 dualshock4 and don't want another one, why would I buy another PS4 if my PS4 breaks?
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2 years ago#6
SparkItUp posted...
you can already see the lack of support by the developers for the Kinect...as you said, it's pretty much inevitable for a Kinectless model eventually


Lack of support? Many of the Multi plats and most of the exclusives utilize kinect. What lack of support are you talking about?
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2 years ago#7
xTeKNiQuEx posted...
Kinect is the signature of the X1, it's not just a simple add on. It's basically what makes the X1 a next gen console. It isn't going away.


If that was the case, you wouldn't be able to disconnect it. It simply isn't needed like they once claimed it was.
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2 years ago#8
xTeKNiQuEx posted...
SparkItUp posted...
you can already see the lack of support by the developers for the Kinect...as you said, it's pretty much inevitable for a Kinectless model eventually


Lack of support? Many of the Multi plats and most of the exclusives utilize kinect. What lack of support are you talking about?


It's extremely limited. If they wanted to support it more in depth, they could have done so. It simply doesn't have a place. It does nothing significant or integral to gameplay.
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2 years ago#9
SparkItUp posted...
xTeKNiQuEx posted...
Kinect is the signature of the X1, it's not just a simple add on. It's basically what makes the X1 a next gen console. It isn't going away.


If that was the case, you wouldn't be able to disconnect it. It simply isn't needed like they once claimed it was.

Exactly... Kinect has to be on.... always on..... watching you....
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2 years ago#10
Foppe posted...
TheGam3925 posted...
If your console is not covered by the warranty anymore and you buy a new console do you really want to have two Kinects?


You mean how Sony will start selling PS4's without controllers?
Because if I already own 3 dualshock4 and don't want another one, why would I buy another PS4 if my PS4 breaks?


http://www.joystiq.com/2013/08/12/xbox-one-wont-require-plugged-in-kinect-whitten-says/
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