The Kinect has been a staple for Xbox systems since its launch in 2010, bringing Microsoft into the world of motion controls. The device had its ups and downs throughout the years, but it was widely dismissed by a majority of gamers for being dysfunctional and gimmicky. Now, we can officially say goodbye to this piece of gaming history, as Microsoft has officially ended production. Microsoft issued a statement on this decision:
“Manufacturing for Kinect for Xbox One has ended but it is not the end of the journey for the technology. Kinect continues to delight tens of millions of Xbox owners and Kinect innovations live on in Xbox One, Windows 10, Cortana, Windows Mixed Reality and future technologies.” —
While Kinect may be dead for now, it seems Microsoft wants to expand on its technology in the future. What would you like to see come from this? Are you glad Kinect is done for? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Source: Fast Company