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One Xbox home surface to remove the sense of control, Kinect can go far?

via:博客园     time:2015/11/16 14:30:22     readed:1620


Microsoft One Xbox upgrade to the Window 10 system, the system has removed the body sense of control functions, from the perspective of product sales One Xbox and Kinect no longer bundled sales, although Microsoft management said it will continue to support Kinect, but the overall message is not optimistic about the prospects of the device.

Kinect listed in November 2010, this body feeling device as the Xbox game console around, in the early sale received a huge response, sales in a short period of time to break through 10000000. Due to the lack of support at the system level, the full use of Kinect game resources to follow up the slow, Kinect follow-up sales, a large gap between the Microsoft Corp to look forward to the full range of intelligent control devices, only to do One Xbox accessories sales, did not open the market for a sense of individual equipment.

Kinect even directly affect the One Xbox this game console sales, One Xbox sale is also bundled Kinect sales, due to the collocation PS4 Xbox, One Sony 100 dollars higher than competitors, many players chose the price more affordable PS4, rather than collocation's Xbox One Kinect, which even become a burden One Xbox sales promotion process. Recently, the Microsoft Corp has finally decided to stop the One Xbox and Kinect binding sales, coupled with a variety of heavyweight games listed, One Xbox gradually close the gap with PS4 Sony in the sales.

After One Xbox upgrade Windows 10, Dashboard also did not remove the Kinect gesture control function, the Microsoft Corp is given the explanation is optimized UI, in fact, due to the low usage rate of this feature is no longer need to set up on Dashboard, and only retains the language to control the power of this.

Lack of game resources is the core reason for the late Kinect sales, although Microsoft Live Xbox director Hryb Larry made a clear statement that Microsoft will not give up Kinect, even if only a few users, Microsoft will provide the necessary support for Kinect. Kinect is able to meet some of the game entertainment more demanding users, subsequent voice assistant Cortana will join the Xbox, Kinect can do for the radio equipment, the function is still very difficult to persuade consumers to buy the accessories.

Kinect in family entertainment and games on the application prospects are not optimistic, but as a professional action trajectory acquisition equipment, is still very much market potential, Kinect is almost the most expensive action on the market to capture equipment, so that developers can design a realistic action, and not spend too much money.

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