Kinect Tour Kicks Off
Although Kinect doesn't even have a price and is still four months away from its release, Microsoft is wasting no time getting the public informed of their new motion controller. Previously known as Project Natal, Kinect brings controller free gaming to every Xbox 360. When Microsoft said they were launching Kinect like the launch of a new system, they were not joking. Announcing today, Microsoft will travel across every major city in the United States with their Kinect tour. Check out the full list of cities below:
July 17–18 Manhattan, NY Macy’s July 20–22 East Falmouth, MA Barnstable County Fair July 24–25 Manhattan, NY Seaport-Lower Manhattan Entertainment Area July 28–Aug. 1 Washington, DC Six Flags America Aug. 4–6 Canton, OH Football Hall of Fame – Rib Burnoff Aug. 7–8 Canton, OH Football Hall of Fame Festival Weekend Aug. 11–15 Chicago, IL Air Show/Navy Pier Aug. 19–21 Detroit, MI Woodward Dream Cruise – Auto Festival Aug. 26–30 St. Paul, MN Minnesota State Fair Aug. 30–Oct. 24 Tampa, FL Westfield Citrus Park Shopping Mall Sept. 3–6 Indianapolis, IN Rib America Festival Sept. 10–13 Nashville, TN Tennessee State Fair Sept. 15–16 Atlanta, GA Atlantic Station – Entertainment Plaza Sept. 18–19 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Arts Festival Sept. 23–26 Charlotte, NC Festival in the Park Oct. 1–2 Orlando, FL Disney Wine and Dine Marathon Oct. 8–10 Valdosta, GA Wild Adventures Theme Park Oct. 14–17 Dallas, TX Texas State Fair Oct. 21–24 Shreveport, LA Louisiana State Fair
July 15–Aug. 22 Minneapolis, MN Mall of America July 25–26 San Diego, CA Youth Surf Cup – Soccer July 28–Aug. 1 Sacramento, CA California State Fair Aug. 6–8 Portland, OR Bite of Oregon Food Festival Aug.10–11 Seattle, WA Woodland Park Zoo Aug. 13–15 Seattle, WA Taste of Edmonds – Food Festival Aug. 19–22 Vancouver, BC Summerfest Aug. 27–Sept. 1 Pueblo, CO Colorado State Fair Sept. 3–6 Denver, CO Elitch Gardens Sept. 9–12 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico State Fair Sept. 16–19 Salt Lake City, UT Utah State Fair Sept. 24–26 Los Angeles, CA Universal City Walk Oct. 1–3 San Diego, CA Miramar Air Fest Oct. 7–11 San Francisco, CA Fleet Week – Military Ship and Air Festival Oct. 15–17 Phoenix, AZ Arizona State Fair Oct. 20–24 Las Vegas, NV PBR World Finals
Kinect is also available to demo in all four Microsoft Retail Stores, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Mission Viejo, California, Denver, Colorado, and San Diego, California.