Germany gets down for the EU Kinect launch

Germany gets down for the EU Kinect launch

This is beginning to become a continuing theme here on TNWmicrosoft: wouldn’t it be great to have Microsoft’s promotional budget? To celebrate and push today’s launch of Kinect in Europe, Microsoft put on a demonstration for the ages.

In a potent mixture of celebrity attendance, use of ancient architecture and new technology, and crowd participation, Microsoft turned the famous ‘Karlsplatz‘ into a gigantic interactive Kinect installation for all to use and enjoy. We are just sorry that we missed it.

F**k it, we'll do it live!

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Of course, Kinect went on sale in the US last Thursday, and will launch in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore on the 18th. Microsoft expects to sell some 5 million Kinects this year alone. As the video will tell you, “du bist der Controller.”

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