Microsoft Unveils Limited Edition Star Wars-themed Xbox 360

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Limited Edition Star Wars-themed Xbox 360
Limited Edition Star Wars-themed Xbox 360

Well, it is a big day for Microsoft today. They have announced a limited edition Star Wars-themed Xbox 360. It will be a bundle, and it is in honor of the release of Kinect Star Wars. So, as you can see they want to start it off with a splash. The Xbox 360 it self looks like it is R2-D2. It is a gorgeous design. The wireless controller for the Xbox 360 is gold like C-3PO. The Kinect Sensor it is not being left out, it will be Stormtrooper-White. Overall it adds for a gorgeous design. The Xbox 360 will have a 320GB hard-drive inside. The outside of the Xbox is awesome, the R2-D2 design is really cool. It was announced at Comic-Con earlier today. The Bundle comes with 2(two) games, “Kinect Adventures” and “Kinect Star Wars”. “Kinect Star Wars” will immerse the player into the world of Star Wars. You will physically experience “Jedi-Traning” and use the force; as well as a lightsaber. Of course you will use your whole body, not a controller. David Dennis ,group program manager for Xbox, had to say this, “There were probably a few Star Wars fans in the audience who can’t wait to become the Jedi with their trusted droids C-3PO and R2D2 alongside. Rabid Star Wars fans tend to congregate at Comic-Con, so we decided to announce there and geek out right alongside some of the biggest fans around,”.  He also explained the amount of attention that was put into the details of the design, “The Xbox team worked closely with LucasArts to ensure the Kinect game and Xbox hardware faithfully captured the details, characters and themes of the Star Wars universe,”. Denis ended with is, “For the biggest fans, Star Wars was a franchise you literally grew up with over 10 years. We’ve all had countless mock lightsaber duels with friends. This game is the first time you get to become a Jedi in the Star Wars universe on your own TV, and it’s going to be awesome,”. So as you can see people are very excited about getting there hands on the game and on the entire new limited edition Xbox 360 Bundle. We still do not have pricing yet for the Xbox 360 Bundle. “Kinect Star Wars” is going to be released in the Holiday season, so as the release date approaches more info will be coming. You Can Learn More About “Kinect Star Wars\”, By Clicking Here. You can see the full Press Release below.

Press Release

The Droids You’re Looking For: Xbox 360 Limited Edition ‘Kinect Star Wars’ Bundle Announced

Microsoft and LucasArts unveiled a limited edition Star Wars-themed Xbox 360 bundle to celebrate the release of “Kinect Star Wars.”SAN DIEGO – July 21, 2011 – Microsoft and LucasArts are celebrating the release of the “Kinect Star Wars” game with an Xbox 360 Kinect bundle that boasts the Jedi Council’s seal of approval.

“Kinect Star Wars” Bundle Announced
“Kinect Star Wars” BundleMicrosoft unveiled a limited edition “Kinect Star Wars” bundle at the 41st annual Comic-Con International. The hardware includes an R2-D2-themed, 320 GB Xbox 360 console, which features unique sounds from the Star Wars movies; a Stormtrooper-white Kinect sensor; a gold C-3PO-themed Xbox 360 wireless controller; and an Xbox 360 wired headset.

During a panel presentation today at the 41st annual Comic-Con International, Xbox and LucasArts unveiled a limited-edition “Kinect Star Wars” bundle aimed at fans of one of the biggest movie franchises of all time. The hardware includes a custom R2-D2-themed 320 GB Xbox 360 console, which features unique sounds from the Star Wars movies; a white Kinect sensor; and a gold C-3PO-themed Xbox 360 wireless controller.

The bundle will also include copies of “Kinect Adventures” and “Kinect Star Wars,” which invites players into the Star Wars universe. The game will allow fans to physically experience Jedi training and wield the Force – and of course a lightsaber – right in their living room through controller-free gameplay.

“There were probably a few Star Wars fans in the audience who can’t wait to become the Jedi with their trusted droids C-3PO and R2D2 alongside,” said David Dennis, group program manager for Xbox.

“Rabid Star Wars fans tend to congregate at Comic-Con, so we decided to announce there and geek out right alongside some of the biggest fans around,” said Dennis.

Attention to detail was a critical part of the project, and the results should delight Star Wars fans around the world. The Xbox team worked closely with LucasArts to ensure the Kinect game and Xbox hardware faithfully captured the details, characters and themes of the Star Wars universe, Dennis explained. In fact, they had to win approval from the Jedi Council itself – a real LucasArts team that vets all Star Wars-related products.

“For the biggest fans, Star Wars was a franchise you literally grew up with over 10 years,” Dennis said. “We’ve all had countless mock lightsaber duels with friends. This game is the first time you get to become a Jedi in the Star Wars universe on your own TV, and it’s going to be awesome.”


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