Myk JL

Xbox One $399 without Kinect

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http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/134456-Xbox-One-to-Get-Kinect-Free-Version-for-399-in-June
 

I'm glad they removed Kinect. But I'd gladly get the One with Kinect if it came with a Kinectimals sequel. Especially if that Kinectimals sequel allowed me to play with 2 cats at once. It's one thing to have a Cheetah named Ophelia. But it would be a bit more Metal to have a Cheetah named Ophelia & a Black Panther named Lita out at the same time.

 

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http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/escapist-news-now/9199-Xbox-One-Drops-Kinect-and-Price

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Pffft, I'm quite happy with my PS4. Only reason I'd buy a One is for Titanfall and honestly I wasn't really impressed with what I've seen from live streams on Twitch.

 

It's kinda funny though that it took them this long to drop the Kinect and now make Netflix and Hulu accessible without Gold.


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I'm sure they needed to drop the xbox live requirement for the 360 because once they no longer support the old console, quite a few ppl would rage because they couldn't access content that had nothing to do with MS. Some ppl might even have am xbox one and put the 360 in another room as a Netflix machine. Imagine how many ppl they would piss of if that box became nothing more than a brick once MS turns off live support for it.

I also got an email from twitch last night. They announced that their xbox apps will no longer require xbox live also.


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