Kinect Selling Very Well At Amazon UK

The Kinect is selling (or preselling) very well if Amazon's data is to be believed even if the motion controller will not go on sale before the end of the year in the UK.

Amazon UK has already started taking preorders on the device in the UK where it carries a suggested retail price of £130 and the Kinect has topped Amazon's best selling PC & Video games (which includes both hardware and games) for the past 48 hours or so.

Kinect first entered Amazon UK's top 100 list on Monday while the Xbox 360 Slim 250GB is currently number 10 and has spent the past 38 days in Amazon's top 100. The original Xbox Arcade is ranked 31st while worryingly for Nintendo, the Wii is currently 45th.

Both the Xbox 360 4GB Kinect Bundle and the stand alone console have not proved to be stellar sellers which means that many gamers will prefer to get the Kinect as an add-on to their existing Xbox 360 gaming console or wait for a Xbox 360 Slim (250GB) Kinect package.

The Kinect is also in the top 10 in the preorder chart at Play.com where the popular online retailer says it is due for release towards the end of November 2010.

We suspect that such a deal would be a massive seller especially if it is priced at around £300. Interestingly enough, Amazon says that the product will be available only for Christmas 2010.