Microsoft says it remains committed to Kinect despite Xbox One bundle w/o kinect

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2 years ago#1
http://o.canada.com/technology/gaming/microsoft-says-it-remains-committed-to-kinect-despite-offering-xbox-one-bundle-without-the-accessory

"Despite offering a new Xbox One bundle without Kinect for $399, $100 less than the Xbox One’s $499 launch price, according to Matt Booty, Microsoft’s general manager of games, the company remains committed to the accessory......"

Booty? Really?

Seriously though, I hope they get out some games that will make me buy a kinect.
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2 years ago#2
Let's be honest here, outside of voice commands the Kinect will never see much if any use.
2 years ago#3
I can't wait for Kinect PC, it seems like the perfect peripheral for PC gaming. Might even get me to upgrade to Windows 8.
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2 years ago#4
It wouldn't be good PR for them to say "welp, we're done with the kinect. Chuck that thing in the bin!"
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2 years ago#5
For now...
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2 years ago#6
Yeah, and I'll remain committed to my ex-girlfriend too...
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2 years ago#7
OpheliaAdenade posted...
It wouldn't be good PR for them to say "welp, we're done with the kinect. Chuck that thing in the bin!"


This.

People are way too gullible when it comes to corporate PR, and that explains perfectly why companies like EA, Activision, and Microsoft get away cleanly with selling shoddy practices and products.
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2 years ago#8
Don't talk about it, be about it.
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2 years ago#9
what they actually meant is that they will give the same level of commitment they were giving it before

which is not committed at all.
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2 years ago#10
I'll be honest.

I lol'd when I read the headline
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