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Kinect With Kinect Adventures To Hit This November At $150

Microsoft reveals Kinect pricing and bundles.

And just like that, all the fun speculation ends. Kinect will cost $150 and will ship this November with a copy of Kinect Adventures. It will additionally be sold in a bundle with the arcade version of the redesigned Xbox 360 this holiday for $300.  
 
Retailers had it right about Kinect's price, and it looks like Amazon Deutschland nailed it in respect to the arcade SKU's storage. Microsoft has confirmed this morning that this version of the console will sport 4GBs of internal memory, a matte finish, and built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi, according to official press materials. It will also be sold as a stand-alone unit for $200 starting on August 3, 2010.    
 


Microsoft has confirmed that a selection Kinect launch titles, Kinect Sports, Kinectimals, Kinect Joy Ride, and Dance Central, will hit retail at a $50 price point. More than 15 games, according to Microsoft, will be available at launch. Pre-orders for either the bundle or Kinect will net future owners a download voucher for three "exclusive" levels in Kinect Adventures.
 
Thanks goes to fwylo for the initial intel! 
 
UPDATE: Edited to reflect that pre-orders will net users day-one levels for Kinect Adventures.
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Edited by Jeust
@chan05 said:

" sorry...but thats too expensive ms "

If they make both Kinect and the new Xbox Arcade version 300$, and the console alone 200$, they could well market the peripheral with the 100$ price point. Tossers!
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Posted by SkinnyBlue

 I'd like Kinect to be succesful and possibly deliver some good games, but I really can't see it being anything more than a gimmick. It looks like MS is going down the same road that Sega did.
Posted by woodelf86

This is way to pricey for what they are offering, its just nuts

Edited by geirr

Seems like a fair entry price for something that could potentially be tons of fun.
Although I'm sure they'll double the price in Europe like always to cover their losses elsewhere;
in which case I'll wait for a December holiday package deal or something.

Posted by Hikarusuke

I have all three counsels and there is no way I'm paying for kinect at that price when I just can play my Wii for motion controls.

Posted by sins_of_mosin

Bah, I think its a bad move to sell the Kinect at $150.  At $100 it would fly off the shelf.  Even $125 would bump the sales a bit.  A lot of people will stay on the fence at $150 unless it just destroys peoples minds when it comes out. 
 
Thats a good new Arcade but I rather have a hard drive then wifi.
Posted by slyely

$150 plus a game for entry pricing, not too bad...but I think I may wait a bit to see how it does before I buy. Plus, it needs more games that support it before spending the cash on it. 
 
And what is the arcade version of the redesigned xbox anyways? Those two for $300 may not be a bad deal if the arcade version isn't bad. 

Posted by ThePickle

too much.

Posted by Mr_JPeps

This was a day one buy for me had it been $99 or less, but now there is no way, its way to much for a more powerful eye toy. No wonder they didn't say shit at E3 about the price, everyone would of bitched and took the wind out of their sails and had not of been pleasantly surprised with Kinect. I'll be waiting for a price drop and see if developer's actually make anything for this or if its going to just another 32x,  Nintendo 64 memory expansion, or Wii motion plus.

Posted by GlassWalker

I managed to pick up a pre-order from the place that has the giraffe as its mascot, with the 40% off accessories coupon code I used it made the Kinect kit a WAY for feasible purchase.

Posted by MeatSim

Do not want.