Rumor: Natal will be shipped in the United States this October for $149

Project Natal Release Date and Price RumorAccording to edge-online, a trusted source told them that the highly-anticipated motion sensing camera for the Microsoft Xbox 360 video game console will ship in the United States this October for the price of 149 dollars, and also for 299 dollars bundled with the Xbox 360 console itself.

Edge-online were told that international prices of the motion-sensing camera will be determined based on a variety of factors, including exchange rates. Based on the rates that are today, Project Natal will cost 103 GBP and 121 Euro, and 207 GBP and 243 Euro bundled with the Xbox 360 video game console.

The price is significantly higher than the 50 GBP estimate of the standalone unit, but less than the prices that were suggested by some European retailers.

Microsoft’s Natal motion-sensing camera for the Xbox 360 is also way more expensive than the Sony PlayStation Move, which will be available this fall bundled with a game for less than one-hundred dollars.

The source of edge-online told them that the device is expected to launch on the 26th of October around the world, although they were also advised that this date could be shifted by a few weeks.

Edge-Online was also told that the motion-sensing camera of Microsoft would not be called “Natal”, and that its proper name/title will be revealed at the E3, which is next month. The motion-sensing camera will be also targeted at casual and family gaming.

The Source of Edge-Online said to them that Microsoft expects to sell millions and millions of Natal units in its first year on the market, so you can expect the software launch line-up to target non-traditional gamers. Their source also said that a major marketing campaign will also play a key-role in attracting and educating the expanded audience about the new Xbox 360 controller-free revolution.

Microsoft told edge-online that they do not comment on rumors or speculation.

Source: Edge-Online

Related posts

X2 debuts the Rindja 8020 PC case

X2 debuts the Rindja 8020 PC case

The company X2, which makes computer cases, has announced the new Rindja 8020 chassis, designed for personal computers situated at home. The case is a full-tower chassis that targets hardcore gamers and apart from all the features that it has, the Rindja 8020 also brings style and high...

New version of Raspberry Pi computer coming our way

New version of Raspberry Pi computer coming our way

A few months ago we talked about updated versions of the Raspberry Pi computers including the Model B+ and we said there would be a completely new version of this portable computer in the near future. Well, here it is. The so-called Raspberry Pi 2 computer is the successor to the first...

Nvidia GeForce GTX 465 official

NVIDIA today intros the newest entry to the NVIDIA Fermi architecture lineup graphic cards—the GeForce GTX 465. It has recommended price tag of $279 and is available starting today from leading add-in-card companies including ASUS, EVGA, Galaxy, MSI, Palit, PNY, Zotac and others. The new...

Leave a comment