Xbox One Kinect Adapter Discontinued

From IGN - January 3, 2018
By MattDavidson

Microsoft has confirmed to Polygon that it has ended production of the Kinect Adapter - the USB accessory required to connect the motion sensor to the Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and Windows devices - stating that it is refocusing attention on "higher fan-requested gaming accessories".

Back in October 2017, Microsoft announced it had ended production of the core Kinect accessory. Atthe time, Microsoft stated it would continue to support Kinect users but it would appear that support is also beginning to wind down.

When the Xbox One S was originally launched, it came without the proprietary port necessary to directly connect Kinect to the console; for a time after launch the adapter was offered free of charge to customers upgrading from the Xbox One to the Xbox One S but this promotion was ended in March 2017, and has never been available for the Xbox One X.


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