LONDON – 8 September 2010 - On 10 November 2010, be among the first to get Kinect for Xbox 360 with the Special Edition Xbox 360 250GB with Kinect, available for a limited period. This all-inclusive package includes the Xbox 360 250GB console, a Kinect sensor and “Kinect Adventures” for £299.99. Set up controller-free entertainment in your home with the glossy black 250GB console that boasts 802.11n built-in Wi-Fi, an internal removable 250GB hard drive and touch sensitive controls. Plug in the Kinect Sensor to the dedicated port on the console and load “Kinect Adventures” where you can float in outer space, experience the thrill of roaring rapids and tackle mountaintop obstacle courses. Enjoy controller-free fun with any of the more than 15 games launching with Kinect and experience new ways to enjoy your favourite entertainment.
Xbox 360 paired with Kinect has something for everyone. Play an exciting game of football in “Kinect Sports,” go for the ride of your lives with the massive jumps and full-body stunts in “Kinect Joy Ride,” or adopt a pet tiger cub with “Kinectimals.” Get the most out of your morning workout with “Your Shape: Fitness Evolved.” Your virtual trainer will help you meet your specific fitness goals by providing feedback on your form in the comfort your own living room. Gather friends for a dance party, or work on your own moves one step at a time with “Dance Central” by MTV Games and Harmonix. Spend quality time with friends and family around the world through Video Kinect*. Watch your favourite movies, TV programmes and live sports from Sky on Xbox LIVE**, all with the wave of a hand.
Kinect for Xbox 360 will take to the global stage once again at the Tokyo Game Show next week to reveal even more new controller-free games and experiences never before possible.
For more information on the Special Edition Xbox 360 250GB with Kinect, visit www.xbox.com. Please note that this is a special edition bundle, available while stocks last in the UK & Ireland.
*Xbox LIVE Gold membership required for Video Kinect
** Non Sky customers will require a monthly subscription
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About Xbox 360
Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. This November, with the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play — no controller required. Xbox 360 is also home to the best and broadest games as well as the largest on-demand library of music, standard- and high-definition movies, TV shows and digital games, all in one place. The entertainment centre of the living room, Xbox 360 blends unbeatable content with the leading social network of 25 million Xbox LIVE members to create a limitless entertainment experience that can be shared at home or across the globe. More information about Xbox 360 can be found online at http://www.xbox.com.
About Xbox LIVE
Xbox LIVE is the online entertainment service for your Xbox 360, connecting you to an ever-expanding world of games, movies, TV, music, sports and social entertainment. Xbox LIVE lets you play the best games, enjoy the largest on-demand library on any console, listen to millions of songs and share the fun with friends around the world. Xbox LIVE is also the exclusive home of controller-free online entertainment through Kinect, making your Xbox 360 more intuitive and interactive than ever before. With an active community of 25 million people across 26 countries, expanding to 35 this fall, Xbox LIVE, together with Xbox 360, provides you with instant access to the entertainment you want, shared with the people you care about, wherever you are. More information about Xbox LIVE can be found online at http://www.xbox.com/live.
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