Microsoft had discontinued the Kinect sensor itself in the Fall of 2017. The Kinect was a huge bet for Microsoft, but it didnt pay off — the technology wasnt quite reliable enough, the games werent as good as they could be, and the novelty wore off.
When was Kinect discontinued?
2017 The device launched Nov. 4, 2010, and the rest, unfortunately for Microsoft, is a disappointing, bleak history that found its end in 2017 when the company officially discontinued the Kinect.
Can you still buy Xbox Kinect?
Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second-hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and provide modest voice command support, but youre far better off just grabbing an Amazon Echo for the latter feature.
Can you play just dance on Xbox One S without Kinect?
All you need is your smartphone and the free Just Dance Controller App to play Just Dance 2016 on console, no Kinect sensor needed! And, try Just Dance 2016 for free this Summer with the Just Dance Controller App!
Can you play just dance with phone and controller?
TURN YOUR PHONE INTO A CONTROLLER TO PLAY JUST DANCE® ON YOUR VIDEO GAME CONSOLE WITH THE JUST DANCE® CONTROLLER APP! The Just Dance® Controller app scores your dance moves and allows you to navigate in your Just Dance® game simply by using your smartphone.