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Kinect for Xbox 360 and Playstation Move  (Source: digitaltrends.com)
The company's original target was 5 million

In the first 60 days since its launch, Microsoft sold over 8 million Xbox Kinect's, which not only surpassed the company's own target, but also trumped the sales of Sony's competing system, Playstation Move, by about 4 million units.

Microsoft's Kinect is a controller-free, webcam-style gaming experience made for Xbox 360, where gamers have the ability to manipulate the actions of on-screen characters through a series of spoken commands and physical gestures. Sony's Playstation Move is a motion-sensing game controller platform made for Playstation 3. 

Sony's Playstation Move launched first on September 17, 2010 in North America, and the company sold 4.1 million units within the first 60 days. On the other hand, the Kinect launched on November 4, 2010 in North America and sold over 8 million units within the first 60 days. 

To buy the Playstation Move, the controller is $50 or $400 when purchased as a Playstation 3 bundle. Or, if you're more into the controller-free gaming experience, the Kinect is $150 by itself or $300 when bundled with the 4 gigabyte Xbox 360. 

While crushing the sales of a competing opponent is a great victory for the company, it isn't the only Microsoft-related news Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's Chief Executive Officer, had to share at the Consumer Electronics Show this week. In addition, Verizon Wireless and Sprint will carry phones based on Microsoft's "fledgling Windows 7 Phone operating software from this years first half." 


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RE: I'd like to know...
By Smilin on 1/11/2011 11:42:02 AM , Rating: 1
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I wish your lonely, friendless, socially inept child well for the future tho :o)

Wow. Personal insults against a child. Very classy man. If you're going to act like this maybe you shouldn't get involved in an argument where you know nothing about the subject matter. But since you started it (and again are cluess about the subject of this argument)...

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Enjoy the hospital bills when your kid pulls/tares something, or injures themselves in another way *thumbs up*

(If you have insurance, then who cares? I know, money is all that matters, not their well-being or not putting a child at risk of injury. Who cares about that?)


Trust me your hospital bills for your diabetic cholesterol laded fat fuck kid who gets no excercise will be worse. My kid isn't a Mcdonalds Baby and gets TONS of physical activity (their christmas present was another outdoor playset, not kinect.) Sunny days on bikes and slides, rainy days in the house with their friends...and still getting excercise. If that's a bad way to raise my kids then call child services on me asshole.


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