- Alongside some videos (below) of it in action, at Microsoft's E3 2010 press conference Project Natal was officially renamed to Kinect, which is slated to launch on November 4, 2010.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer
also confirmed that there will be 15 launch titles, and re-confirmed the hands-free motion control system will be compatible with all existing Xbox 360 consoles.
Kinect features motorized tilt function and a multi-array microphone, in addition to the camera and movement sensor... so it will swivel to follow you.
An engineer for Kinect took to the stage at E3 to show how 'natural' the device is. Within his presentation, he showed signing into his Xbox just by waving, and he could navigate the dash via speaking.
are also reporting that Kinect is expected to have two versions, with the most expensive costing $189.00.
Finally, according to GameStop.com
, Microsoft's Kinect will be priced at $149.99 for those who wish to pre-order the device.
Check out some of the Kinect E3 2010 launch video demos below!