Starting June 9th, gamers will be able to purchase the Xbox One without the Kinect for $399.99, the same price the PS4 currently retails for.
That should level the playing field a bit, no?
As of early April, Sony announced that it had sold more than 7 million units. Microsoft says Xbox One has sold more than 5 million. Will unbundling the Kinect help the Xbox One sell more consoles? Enough to catch the PS4 by the year's end?
Put on your Pachter hats and make with the prognostications! Vote in the poll and leave your comments below. EZK and I will give this topic some lip on next week's podcast.
And I'm sure I'll be able to weasel a bit 'o Nintendo talk in there somewhere…
-Reporting from San Diego, GamePolitics Contributing Editor Andrew Eisen