Microsoft is once again making a foray into the world of iOS, releasing a Kinectimals companion game to the existing title on the Xbox Kinect platform. The news, tweeted out by Microsoft’s Major Nelson, brings about the second major Xbox-related release for Apple’s iOS platform.
Kinectimals is now available for your iOS device mjr.mn/vtq2Mr
— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) December 13, 2011
The first release, My Xbox Live for iOS, allowed Xbox Live subscribers to manage their avatars, send messages and compare achievements. With Kinectimals, Microsoft is taking things a step further, according to the release notes:
“If you’ve already experienced Kinectimals on Kinect for Xbox 360, your phone becomes the key to unlocking five new cubs on your console.”
The game itself will run you $2.99 but it looks reasonably entertaining, and the cross-platform system is another impressive move from Microsoft.
➤ Kinectimals, via the App Store