Microsoft Set To Launch Natal Xbox 360 Peripheral At E3

Microsoft Inc., the company behind the popular Windows 7 desktop OS, will be unveiling its Project Natal Xbox 360 component at a 'World Premier' at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, much to the excitement of avid Xbox 360 users, who have been waiting for Microsoft's motion sensing technology for the past year.

The company released an emailed statement to the press, announcing the 'World Premier' of Project Natal, which will take place in June at the Galen Centre in Los Angeles, California.

According to industry insiders, Microsoft is most likely to showcase the first games related to Project Natal, the price range in which the device will be available and a name for the device, as the company had earlier indicated that 'Project Natal' might be just a code name for the technology.

Generating a buzz similar to the Sony PlayStation 3 Move press conference, the emailed statement informed that the press and other concerned individuals will be sent the details and the invite for the event in a few weeks time.

Microsoft has also announced a press-only event a day after the unveiling of Project Natal, in order to outline the future course of direction the company wishes to take with Project Natal and Xbox 360 gaming platform.

Our Comments

Both Microsoft and Sony have not up the ante for Nintendo to follow. The other Japanese manufacturer has shown that it is capable of doing extraordinary things on the cheap. Its motion sensing platform is a case in point and the "glass-less" 3D 3DS another one.

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