Kinect Star Wars delayed until 2012

Aug 25, 2011 1 Comment by

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Kinect Star Wars was likely to be a winner for Microsoft this holiday season but the publisher has decided to delay releasing the title, apparently because its quality wasn’t up to scratch.

There’s no word on when the game will ship. That also puts on hold the “Star Wars” themed Xbox 360 console and controllers that were revealed last month.

“We elected to move the launch date beyond holiday to ensure we’re hitting the full potential of the title,” said Breanna Wilson, at Xbox PR firm Edelman. “The game isn’t being canceled outright, it’s more just to deliver the best game possible,” Wilson said.

A spokeswoman for LucasArts offered similar statements, saying “we remain committed” to making the best game possible.

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One Response to “Kinect Star Wars delayed until 2012”

  1. Hands On With Kinect: Star Wars - says:

    […] During our visit to Xbox 360 Central in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada, I was able to take a few minutes with the upcoming Kinect: Star Wars.  Kinect: Star Wars was a game that was noticeably absent from Kinect’s launch line-up after being shown off at E3: 2009.  The game was announced at the 2011 San Diego Comic Con alongside a Star Wars themed Xbox 360 Bundle with an Xbox dressed up like R2-D2 sporting a 320GB hard drive, and a gold colored C-3p0 controller to boot.  Shortly after the SDCC, Microsoft would announce that they were delaying the release of the game and its bundle in order to “deliver the best game possible,” according to a PR spokesperson for Microsoft. […]