Microsoft’s Kinect To Cost $149?

By Ishaan . June 14, 2010 . 2:12pm

image

While Microsoft haven’t publicly revealed a price for Kinect, a Gamestop listing prices a standalone purchase of the device at $149. Bundled with the new Xbox 360, however, the purchase will cost $299 or $399, depending on whether you opt for an Arcade bundle or an Elite bundle.

 

Additionally, it would appear Kinect launch titles Kinect Adventures! and Kinect Sports will retail for the usual $59.99.

 

Many thanks to Christopher Barth for the heads up!


Read more stories about & & on Siliconera.

  • andref

    Microsoft should be smarter than this because i see a potential fail, so i don’t think they are stupid enough to do this but if they do i see it failing hard. I won’t comment on kinect but the kinect games look like wii and sure do not look worth the price of a next gen title

  • http://thrust-the-sky.deviantart.com/ WildArms

    what!? half the xbox!?

  • nyobzoo

    I’m really not doubting the high price anymore as MS had the chance to say it, even announced a release date of Kinect but still no price on it.

  • BrotherCavil

    Interest = Gone.

  • http://www.youtube.com/B4ULoveShine Tim_at_where

    LOL @ the initial MSRP. Right now, I can see Microsoft, charging US$120 on games, just to keep Kinect on a low price tag (beside/aside from graphics, R&D, and the redesign of 360).

  • deltazero

    They just signed the Kinect’s death wish before it’s even out :X

  • Aoshi00

    The price for the new system including Wi-Fi/HDD all in one is perfect, but this is NOT smart, I was expecting it to cost ~$60, or $80 max, doesn’t it need to be compete w/ Move? I wonder how much those wands cost. The new bundle would definitely get Kinect in people’s homes, but not this standalone, not at this price..

Video game stories from other sites on the web. These links leave Siliconera.

Siliconera Tests
Siliconera Videos

Popular