Kinect Logo – Kinect for Xbox 360 , or simply Kinect (originally known by the codename “Project Natal”), 2 is “a game controller free entertainment “created by Alex Kipman , developed by Microsoft for the gaming console Xbox 360 , and since June 2011 to PC via Windows 7 and Windows 8 . 3 Kinect allows users to control and interact with the console without having physical contact with a traditional video game controller, through a natural user interface that recognizes gestures, commands voice , 4 and objects and images. The device is aimed primarily at increasing the use of the Xbox 360, beyond the base of players who currently owns. 5 As such, rivaling systems Kinect Wiimote with Wii MotionPlus and PlayStation Move , which also control the movement consoles Wii and PlayStation 3 respectively.
Kinect was released in North America on November 4, 2010 and in Europe on November 10, 2010. It was released in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore on November 18, 2010, and in Japan on November 20 of that year. The purchase options for Kinect sensor includes: a package with the device itself and the Xbox 360, either with a 4 GB or 250 GB and the game Kinect Adventures , a sensor package that includes the game Kinect Adventures another (limited time) that includes the device with the game Kinect Kinect Adventures and a code that lets you download the game Child of Eden.