Is Walmart.com's Xbox Kinect preorder bundle a deal?
For a limited time, Walmart.com is offering Microsoft's Kinect accessory for the Xbox 360 with a Kinect game and a $30 Walmart.com e-gift card for $199. The Kinect is due to arrive November 4.
If you're interested in adding Microsoft's Kinect to your Xbox 360, which comes out November 4, you might want to check out Walmart.com's $199 preorder option that it's serving up until July 23.
The bundle includes the Kinect ($150 value) along with your choice of one of six Kinect launch titles and a $30 Walmart.com e-gift card that you can apply to a second Kinect game (or not). The list price of most Kinect games is $60, so if you do the math, the whole thing works out to a $10 savings plus that gift card.
Worth it? Probably. Or you could just trade in a few games at GameStop and use the trade-in value toward the Kinect and a game or two. We also assume that there will be other Kinect bundles in the future.