It was the ads?
I'd ascribed the popularity of X Box (Live, 360, with or without Kinect) to its platform-exclusive 'Halo' game franchise, and retail bundles of X Box and whatever COD title was current at the time of purchase. Most X Box owners with a Kinect unit accessorized themselves with it when it came out, as they already had the MS (instead of Sony) console. Both companies' units (PS Move and X Box Kinect) have such cool 'motion-capture controlled' games--for little kids especially--that whichever console a customer already had (the majority already being X Box due, I thought, to 'Halo's popularity) was the one for which they bought their motion-capture unit. But it was the ads, after all? I quit 'watching TV' a number of years ago (just after the time of the vicious-but-funny 'anti-Vista' ads; I remember seeing them); this is the type of misconception to which I'm prone now that I don't view 'TV programming'.
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