Microsoft’s Bach jumps around with Natal
Watch Microsoft’s Robbie Bach getting out of breath playing a wall-demolition game using Xbox’s new Natal technology, which works entirely on body gestures rather than a hand-held controller. (Click on the video and scroll onto 23:30)
Bach, head of entertainment and devices, demoed the new system at Microsoft’s annual financial analyst meeting in Redmond, Washington. There is still no date set for its commercial release.
The company hopes the new technology will vault it past Nintendo’s all-conquering Wii and rival Sony’s PlayStation.