News in from Microsoft, looks like Nike is partnering up with them to create Nike+ Kinect Training for the Xbox 360. It actually looks pretty cool, Nike has taken a lot of initiative lately, they announced their Fuel Band at SXSW, and are getting more interactive and dabbling with more digital fitness, which is pretty neat.
This game looks to utilize the Kinect in a unique way and help gamers get off their butt and get some fitness in their living room, this even taps into multiplayer. What’s great is that it appears to integrate with the Nike+ accounts, helping tailor a workout to your personal needs, it assess your physical strength and athleticism and helps you improve the needed areas. It even gives you real time feedback if you are doing a workout wrong, and evolves over time with your workouts. You can be a beginner or pro athlete and still get use out of this!
“Nike+ Kinect Training” is available exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360. You can snag a copy for $49.99 and will be available October 30, 2012 in North America.
“Nike+ Kinect Training”
Get fitter, faster and stronger with “Nike+ Kinect Training,” a personalized training experience built from the ground up with athletic expertise and inspiration from Nike coupled with powerful and precise technology from Kinect for Xbox 360. “Nike+ Kinect Training” brings world-class Nike training directly into the home to help individuals meet their fitness goals and reach their personal best.
Through the magic of Kinect, “Nike+ Kinect Training” can see how the body moves, assess physical strength and athleticism, identify areas for improvement, and create a personalized workout plan tailored to each person. With real-time feedback to make sure positions and movements are correct and a customized program that evolves over time, “Nike+ Kinect Training” is for everybody, whether a professional athlete, an everyday athlete or someone just getting started.
With fitness assessments every four weeks and the ability to work out with friends over Xbox LIVE and tap into the Nike+ community, “Nike+ Kinect Training” helps athletes stay motivated every step of the way.1 Take training even further by competing in challenges, sending encouragement to friends and keeping workouts on track with a mobile companion app.2
“Nike+ Kinect Training” is available exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360.
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Developer: Sumo Digital-Microsoft Studios
ESRB Rating: Pending
Pricing: $49.99 USD
Availability: October 30, 2012
1 Online multiplayer requires Xbox LIVE Gold membership (sold separately).
2 Requires compatible mobile device and Nike+ account; carrier fees apply.
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