22nd July 2010 - Microsoft Corp. today announced Xbox 360 console owners can purchase the revolutionary Kinect sensor for A$199.00 (RRP)** packaged with the Kinect Adventures game*. With over 1.1 million Xbox 360 consoles currently in households across Australia and New Zealand, console owners(1) will enjoy the fun of Kinect and controller free entertainment.
“Kinect offers tremendous entertainment value for the whole family and those who are new to video games – with nothing in your hands and no buttons to press. If you can do it in life, you can do it with Kinect” said David McLean, Head of Xbox, Microsoft Australia and New Zealand.
With full body play, Kinect is a unique and accessible way for everyone to enjoy controller-free fun. With more than 15 games available at launch, Aussie living rooms will become fitness rooms, dance clubs and sports stadiums.
Additionally, new customers will have an all-in-one opportunity to jump in with a great new offer from participating retailers for A$449.00 (RRP)** featuring:
- The all new Xbox 360 4GB console
- Kinect sensor
- Kinect Adventures game*
“With a record month for Xbox 360 console sales in June, we are excited about our momentum. Given our rich offering this Christmas including Kinect for Xbox 360, Foxtel by Xbox LIVE and a great line up of blockbuster games, I imagine consumers will definitely want to pre-order at their retailer of choice to secure their Kinect under the tree this Christmas. It is going to be an exciting time for all of us.”
(1) 175 MB of memory required.
*Check classification closer to launch date
**RRP- recommended retail price. The price you pay will be determined by your retailer.