Kinect Adventures News

Union Jack Xbox 360 Kinect Celebration Pack announced

Union Jack Xbox 360 Kinect Celebration Pack announced

Plus, the Great British Mouse. Pictures inside.

Microsoft has pressed its official stamp onto the Union Jack Xbox 360 that popped up on a shop's website last week.

The Xbox 360 Special Edition 4GB Kinect Celebration Pack is a "celebration of all things British", and launches on Friday 25th May in the UK.

The grisly details: the Celebration Pack features a special edition white Xbox 360 4GB console, Kinect Sensor, wireless controller, and, crucially, commemorative Union Jack skins to decorate your console with. On top of all that you get Kinect games Kinect Adventures and Kinect Sports, and three months Xbox Live Gold subscription. All for £249.99.

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New Kinect bundle announced

New Kinect bundle announced

Child of Eden, Kinect Adventures included.

An updated Kinect bundle goes on sale next week, Microsoft has announced.

It'll cost exactly the same as before (RRP: £132.76), but the peripheral now comes with both Kinect Adventures and a download code for Child of Eden.

Microsoft's Major Nelson insists the bundle "will be available in limited quantities" in all Xbox Live territories other than Japan, where Eden has yet to be released.

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UK chart: COD batters competition

UPDATE: Why Kinect Adventures is absent.

Update: Number cruncher GfK Chart-Track has explained to Eurogamer why sales of Kinect Adventures - the game the Kinect camera is bundled with - haven't been included.

£300 Kinect 250GB bundle confirmed

£300 Kinect 250GB bundle confirmed

Console, camera, Kinect Adventures.

A £300 Kinect console bundle will be released in the UK on 10th November, Microsoft has confirmed.

For that, you'll get a 250GB Xbox 360 S (might as well call it Slim) console, Kinect camera and a copy of Kinect Adventures.

North Americans get the bundle six days earlier on 4th November and for $400.

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MS confirms voice control for Kinect

MS confirms voice control for Kinect

Update: After reports suggested otherwise.

UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that Kinect WILL launch with voice control.

In a statement given to Eurogamer Microsoft said: "Voice control is an exciting part of the Kinect for Xbox 360 controller-free experience and we can confirm that it will be available at launch in November 2010.

"Only on Xbox 360 will you be able to navigate the Kinect Hub using your voice to control your movies, TV shows and music. We do not have additional details to share about local voice availability at this time."

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Kinect UK release date announced

Kinect UK release date announced

Update: Microsoft clears up confusion.

UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed Kinect will be released in the UK on 10th November. Glad that's cleared up.

ORIGINAL STORY: Xbox 360 sensor Kinect will be released in the UK on 10th November, Microsoft has announced.

Or is that 17th November? We're not entirely sure.

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Kinect out in the US on 4th November

ROW "thereafter". More than 15 launch titles.

Microsoft has announced that Kinect for Xbox 360 will launch on 4th November "starting in North America". According to the press release that accompanied the news, "Kinect will roll out to the rest of the world thereafter."

Microsoft shows off Kinect at E3 event

Sports! Star Wars! Dance! Yoga! Tigers!

Microsoft has been showing off the Xbox 360 add-on previously known as Project Natal at a pre-E3 event in Los Angeles. No date or price was discussed at the event, although marketing materials pointed to a November launch.