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Issues with Microsoft Removing the Kinect from the Xbox One May 14, 2014

Posted by Maniac in Mind of Maniac, Site Videos.
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It’s time for a new Mind of Maniac, an unscripted series where Maniac talks about various important topics going on with the gaming industry.  In the most timely Mind of Maniac we have ever posted, Maniac talks about Microsoft’s most recent announcement.  Yesterday, Microsoft announced their intention to release a new version of the Xbox One which does not include a Kinect.  While this was met with near universal praise from the gaming press, the Kinect is a peripheral that was pretty integral to Microsoft’s strategy with the Xbox One.  Here’s a list of problems that making the Kinect optional will make for game developers, consumers, and Microsoft.