Microsoft Reveals Star Wars-Branded Xbox 360, Kinect Bundle
At San Diego Comic-Con today, Microsoft unveiled a new, Star Wars-branded Xbox 360 bundle including a special edition gold controller, white Kinect camera and a copy of Kinect Star Wars
The $449.99 bundle, set to release this holiday season, will also include a 320 GB hard drive, wired headset, and a copy of Kinect Adventures
, as well as unspecified "exclusive downloadable content."
The Xbox 360 hardware in the bundle is patterned after Star Wars' R2D2, complete with an robotic case design and custom droid-like power-on and tray eject sounds. The included gold controller is patterned after C3PO, with faux exposed wiring on the underside.
At Comic-Con, Microsoft also demonstrated a new podracing mode for the Kinect Star Wars
A live demonstration of Kinect Star Wars
was a centerpiece of Microsoft's unveiling of the 3D depth-sensing hardware
at E3 2010. A playable demo showing off lightsaber-wielding and force powers was shown at this year's E3.