Xbox Kinect vs PlayStation Move

Its right time to compare Kinect and PlayStation Move. Both of them are revealed fully with their details. As Xbox 60 and PS3 are old competitors their new innovative Controller devices are leading this battle to more higher level.


Kinect will make YOU the controller. With a dedicated, specialized port, the Xbox 360 250GB is built to connect seamlessly with the Kinect sensor— and have you up off the couch and into the world of Kinect in no time.

Playstation Move:

Combining advanced motion sensors, a dynamic color changing sphere, vibration feedback, and an easy to use button interface, the motion controller delivers the most immersive gaming available. Move and play your way through Blu-ray powered HD worlds and innovative experiences that only PlayStation Move can deliver.

Features of Video Camera in Kinect:

  • Kinect Bar consist of 3 Camera having the capability of tracking and sensing motion of individual finger movements.
  • Has the ability to track and sense 4 user at a time
  • Uses a Face Recognition Software which runs at 30fps, Gamers can used it for having a chats over internet with others Xbox users and also with the users on Windows Live.

Features of Video Camera in Playstation Move:

  • Playstation Move works with Playstation Eye USB camera for providing gamers with gesture tracking and controlling   feature.
  • There is only one lens which runs at 120fps, resolution 320 X 240pixel or 60fps, resolution 640X480pixel.
  • Gamers will be able to capture videos and stills of their gameplay and even edit them.

Features of Voice Control in Kinect:

Details like how it works and numbers of audio sensors are there in Kinect are not yet out. But still we have some of its features and it has been listed below:

  • User has a Full voice control features for in-game and menu.
  • The Microphone System available in Kinect can be used by gamers in video chatting also.

Features of Voice Control in Playstation Move:

  • Consist of 4-way microphone array.
  • Ability to ignore background noises and cancel out echoes
  • Sony Claims that it has a Voice recognition feature  but details is not out.
  • Gamers can hold conversation with 6 users at a time.

Feature of Controller in Kinect:

  • Microsoft Kinect doesn't require any controller, it has been replace by gamer themself, if gamers playing a racing game,   instead of using any controller it make use of an imaginary steering wheel. if gamer is playing a shooting game he make   use of an imaginary gun it his hand.

Feature of Controller in Playstation Move:

  • Have a grip which consist of a 4 playstation button, One Move button, One Trigger Button.
  • It has a vibration feedback and LED sphere (Playstation EYE)
  • It has a 2 three-axis motion sensor
  • One Accelerometer for getting the speed movement analysis
  • One Rate Sensor for getting gyroscopic measurement
  • One Magnetometer to track and read gamers position related to surface of earth.
  • Works on Li-ion battery
  • Gamers can connect 4 Move Controller to one Playstation 3 at a time.

Compatibility of Kinect:

  • Microsoft has made Kinect compatible with the old Xbox 360 and newly designed Xbox 360 Slim.

Compatibility of Playstation Move:

  • Sony Playstation Move is compatible with any kind of Playstation 3 (Slim or any other).

List of Games Announced for Microsoft Kinect:

There are in all 15 games that has been announced which will be Kinect Compatible. The List is given below:

  • Adrenalin Misfits
  • Dance Central
  • Dance Masters
  • Deca Sports Freedom
  • EA Sports Active 2
  • Game Party In Motion
  • Kinect Adventures
  • Kinect Joy Ride
  • Kinect Sports
  • Kinectimals
  • Motion Sports
  • Sonic Free Riders
  • The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout
  • Your Shape: Fitness Evolved
  • Zumba Party
  • Milo and Kate
  • Child of Eden
  • Fable 3
  • Forza Motosport
  • Star Wars

List of Games Announced for Playstation Move:

The games announced till now which require Playstation Move are:

  • SingStar Dance
  • Start the Party
  • Brunswick Pro Bowling
  • Sports Champions
  • Heroes on the Move
  • TV Superstars
  • Sorcery and The Shoot.

Games that are expected for Playstation Move are:

  • Socom 4
  • The Fight: Lights Out
  • EyePet
  • Time Crisis Razing Storm
  • he Sly Collection
  • LittleBigPlanet 2
  • Kung Fu Rider
  • Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition
  • Tiger Woods 11
  • Heavy Rain

Cost for Kinect:

  • There is no official wording from Microsoft for the Price of Kinect but words going around is that it will cost £100 in   UK and $150 in US.
  • Xbox 360 Slim with Kinect will cost $499 or £299.

This price is still not holds any official confirmation.

Cost of Playstation Move:

  • Move will cost gamers $49.99 with optional navigation controller at $29.99.
  • Move will be for 39.99 euros with optional navigation controller at 29.99 euros in Europe.
  • It will also be sold with a sports game as a package which will be for $99.99.
  • Along with Playstation 3 it will come in a complete bundle up for $399.99.


It will be hard to say anything on Playstation Move and Kinect until and unless it get tested, the features and details mention above only clarifies one thing that both Microsoft and Sony are trying capturing two different markets. Playstaiton Move is aimed at capturing more of hard core game market, whereas Kinect suits to more of a multiplayer game.

However Microsoft Kinect hold a slightly upper hand in this battle against Sony Playstation Move.

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