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Today, Microsoft announced that it has sold over 10 million Kinect sensors as well as Kinect games. At the same time Kinect for Xbox has set a new Guinness World Record for having sold 8 million units in the first 60 days. They managed all of this during a recession, hello! kinect_record.jpg

Many PC gamers and users are embracing Kinect , figuring out ways to hack it to use with a PC. Microsoft has already hinted that Kinect with eventually be made to support PC. I'm thinking Minority Report is getting closer and closer.

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Does anyone bought a kinect. Who like xbox products

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I can dance in my lounge for free, and look like an idiot (not very often), why would i pay for the privilege?

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The new kinect is coming out with a better sensor. Can't wait to buy it

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The kinect is coming out with a better sensor? What's the ETA on that? I haven't bought one yet since my xbox is in my apartment bedroom(not much room). I know there were lag issues, as well as sensing(in non-prime lighting conditions) issues, that could be improved, all of which I thought were software fixes!

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I do have a Kinect... part of my severance package.
I must say it works better then expected... and it's more of a workout...

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Agreed with @Burrito_NL - Kinect works a lot better than I expected, and it's getting better.

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I tried to use my Kinect yesterday, and found out that it was too sunny to work right. (No window shades yet.) I had to drape a bedsheet over the window to get the darn thing to semi-work for 5 minutes.

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@cscgal, first i've heard of that... what game are you trying it with?

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I have to say I was very impressed when I first heard of the Kinect. Microsoft managed to break into another gaming market, but not doing it cheaply and with the same basic concept like the Move did. Bravo Microsoft!

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Anyone want to buy Kniect2. The sensor for kinect 2 will be better and better graphics. New games are coming out too.

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