Microsoft studio Rare, developer of "Kinect Sport Rivals," has laid people off due to disappointing sales of its new game. This comes at the same time as Kinect's future has become uncertain.
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Microsoft Xbox leader Phil Spencer says their UK-based developer Rare, which has made Kinect exclusive titles for the past few years, is "evaluating what they want to do next".
Microsoft will help launch its long awaited Xbox One game Kinect Sports Rivals with a global online tournament that will offer the grand prize winner $10,000 and a choice of trips.
No known Kinect-exclusive titles now exist for Xbox One's November launch following the Thursday announcement that "Kinect Sports Rivals" has been delayed until early 2014.
Microsoft has revealed one of its in-house developed Xbox One games, Kinect Sports Rivals, that was originally announced as a launch title for the new console has now been delayed to spring 2014.