Xbox 360 Kinect Breaks World Record, PlayStation Plus Adds Online Game Save Storage
March 9, 2011 5:22 PM
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Microsoft has scored a "flawless" victory with Kinect sales
Playstation Plus is giving gamers a bit more value for their dollar with online savegame storage
PlayStation online game save storage will be released March 10
A couple of huge announcements have been released in the gaming world today as Sony broadens its features for the PlayStation Plus and Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 receives the Guinness World Record for Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device.
launch online storage
for PS3 game saves tomorrow, which will be part of the annual $50 subscription. This new feature provides users with 150MB of space in the cloud available for 1,000 save files, and copy-prohibited files can be backed up as long as users only restore deleted files from their system once a day.
In addition, games to be released in the future will be able to save directly to the PlayStation Network. This will be released tomorrow in
v3.60, allowing users to completely bypass their local HDD.
While PlayStation gamers celebrate the new features unveiling tomorrow, Microsoft has some celebrating of its own to do.
Microsoft announced today that the Kinect for Xbox 360 has been named the Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device by Guinness World Records. To date, 10 million Kinect sensors have been sold worldwide, with another 10 million standalone Kinect games
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RE: Color me...
3/9/2011 10:18:07 PM
I don't think he meant professional in the same way you're thinking. It basically would just be a slightly upgraded Kinect with a higher-resolution RGB camera. I don't think you'd even need to upgrade the depth components or audio side. I'm thinking around $100 more than a standard Kinect.
RE: Color me...
3/10/2011 8:49:05 AM
Don't even need to do any upgrading.
The camera on the current Kinect is much higher resolution that what MS software limits it to. MS is working on an update right now that will release the full resolution of the camera.
RE: Color me...
3/10/2011 1:17:34 PM
The camera in high resolution mode can read sign language. This may not seem important but to someone who is learning it could be. Also shows how advanced it can get.
"If you look at the last five years, if you look at what major innovations have occurred in computing technology, every single one of them came from AMD. Not a single innovation came from Intel." -- AMD CEO Hector Ruiz in 2007
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