Microsoft removes dedicated Kinect port from Xbox One S




Yesterday at E3 media event, Microsoft announced the new Xbox One S console. The Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One and it also includes a built-in power supply. Also, in order to make the Xbox One S as compact as possible and make all of these updates, they have removed the dedicated Kinect port from the back.

Kinect for Xbox One will still be compatible with Xbox One S via the new Xbox Kinect Adapter for USB connection. If you already have a Xbox One console and Kinect and plan to purchase the Xbox One S, Microsoft will be offering a free Xbox Kinect Adapter.

This adapter will be available for free to customers who have an existing Xbox One console, an Xbox One Kinect and an Xbox One S console. Check back on this page when you have your Xbox One S console to order your free adapter. You will need the serial number for all three devices to get the free Xbox Kinect Adapter.
Microsoft will update this page with more info about this new adapter in the future.

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