Microsoft Sacrifices ‘Kinect’ To Make ‘Xbox One S’ Smaller

Microsoft Sacrifices ‘Kinect’ To Make ‘Xbox One S’ Smaller

Microsoft unveiled the smaller Xbox One S and many were curious how the company was able to do it. It turns out that the previous dedicated port for the Kinect is no longer around and gamers will have to get an adapter to use them instead.

by Snooky Grawls

Kinect for Windows

Original Kinect For Windows Production To Cease Following Version 2 Launch Last Fall

With the release of Kinect for Windows v2 back in October, Microsoft has announced that it will cease production of the original PC version.

by Matthew Buzzi

Infinity Blade III

Infinity Blade Is Moving From iOS To Xbox One, But Only In China

Infinity Blade, the popular series of action RPGs on iOS, is breaking its mobile chains and heading to consoles, but it's not exactly a wide release. The game is a Kinect-exclusive on the Xbox One, and, as of now, it's only planned to release in China.

by Connor Sears

Kinect 2.0

The Standalone Kinect For Xbox One Will Cost $150

Microsoft has announced the price for the standalone Kinect for Xbox One, which will release this October for $149.99.

by Matthew Buzzi

Kinect For Windows 2

Put A Motion Capture On It: Kinect 2 For PC Available For Pre-Order

Microsoft has revealed US and UK prices for the new version of the popular Xbox paraphernalia.

by Luca Saitta

Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

Microsoft Confirms Better Xbox One GPU Performance Sans Kinect, But Survey Claims Gamers Still Aren't Interested

Microsoft's removal of the Kinect from the Xbox One was a move championed by many, but the results may not be exactly what Microsoft had been hoping for. Is it too little too late?

by Luke Caulfield

Controllers

Post Kinectless Xbox One, Microsoft Still Claims They'll Win Race Thanks to Games, Not Price

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have been around since last November, but a lower price point and a week's head start have helped Sony pull ahead of its competitor in global sales by the millions. But now that the Xbox One has shuffled itself free of the Kinect, it could prove to be more of a threat to Sony. Still, Microsoft insists that a lower price, while attractive, won't be what will bring them the victory.

by Luke Caulfield

Xbox One and Don Mattrick

Analyst Michater Pachter Supports Kinectless Xbox One, Says Move Will Only Help Microsoft

We've heard for a while now from multiple sources, consumer and industry alike, that Microsoft would do well to shuffle free the Kinect of the Xbox One coil, and it looks like the company finally did just that. So, obviously, everyone is applauding the news...right?

by Luke Caulfield

Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

Analyst Michael Pachter Suggest Microsoft Ditch Kinect for Xbox One to Catch Up to PlayStation 4

Pachter - "If there is a $349 PS4 on the market, Microsoft has a real problem. They're gonna have to do something, and they'll have to do it really quickly."

by Luke Caulfield

Xbox One at E3 2013

Xbox One to ‘Upgrade Over Time’ With Future Improvements for Kinect Voice Controls, Promises Microsoft

"We’re continuing to improve the voice models over time as we get more usage information from our customers" - Microsoft.

by Prarthito Maity

Xbox One Headset

Swear in NBA 2K14 on the Xbox One, and Hilarity Ensues

"Invalid command"

by Luke Caulfield

Xbox One

Major Nelson Details the Xbox One by Discussing Next-gen, Kinect Support, and More

Kinect has the ‘ability to revolutionize the way people interact with their games and entertainment.’ - Larry Hyrb

by Prarthito Maity

Xbox One

Microsoft Explains How Kinect Data Capture Works on the Xbox One

If Big Brother had a PR team, it would probably sound something like this...

by Luke Caulfield

Xbox One

Size of Xbox One and Kinect 2 Given

Because despite what your significant other told you, size matters.

by Luke Caulfield

Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 could arrive with Kinect-integrated head tracking for Xbox 360, One

Battlefield 4 will have Kinect head tracking only if it's "worthwhile."

by Prarthito Maity

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