Starting in June, the Xbox One will be available without the Kinect, enabling Microsoft to sell the console at a cheaper price-point. It's a controversial move that many were hoping Microsoft would eventually make—which also means it's a move that plenty of people have opinions on.

Overall, reactions mostly fall in a few camps: snark, disappointment (all the Kinect believers are coming out of the woodwork), and curiosity over what a Kinect-free console means for the future of the console after Microsoft initially made such a big deal about how it was going to be mandatory. A few folks even seem straight up angry or wronged, but they're a minority, as far as I can tell.


Let's take a look at what people around the web are saying about the Kinect news, shall we?

(He's talking about people like this.)



Over at neoGAF, people seemed to generally be happy with the news:

And we can't forget about YouTube:

What about you, how did you react to the Kinect-free Xbox news?

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