PlayStation Move Price, Features and Release Date

We have seen what Microsoft motion sensing control system, Kinect is all about, makes you wonder what will Sony do. Well, they are going to release their own motion sensing control system compatible with PlayStation, called PlayStation Move.

Sony is expected to release PlayStation Move Controller, on Sept. 19, in North America before Kinect. The controller alone will cost $49.99, and in bundle with PlayStation Eye, it will cost $99.99. Bundle will also include the game Sports Champions, and if paired with PlayStation 3, the whole offering will cost around $399.99.

Like 15 Move enabled games will be available at launch and more then 40 will be made available till holiday season with each game priced at $39.99, said Sony’s Peter Dillie.

PlayStation Move Features

Perform as the player performs, use PlayStation Move, as your weapon in the game. You will feel yourself immersed in the game as your every movement will be registered by PlayStation Move motion sensors and PlayStation Eye USB camera.

PlayStation Move’s color changing and ability to react to your motions, works as feedback engine to all your movements. Movements of both of your hands count as you feel the realtime in game experience.

Key Features of PlayStation Move

  • PlayStation®Move motion controller works with PlayStation®Eye USB Camera to accurately track player position.
  • Advanced motion sensors precisely track both fast and subtle movements.
  • Motion controller’s sphere uses internal RGB LED to provide visual feedback.
  • Vibration feedback is felt during specific actions.
  • Includes DUALSHOCK®3 action buttons for advanced gaming.
  • Utilizes Bluetooth® technology for wireless gaming.
  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery.
  • Charge the controller and automatically pair with the PS3™ system via a USB cable.
  • Up to four motion controllers can be connected at once to the PS3™ system.

PlayStation Move Enabled Games at Launch

  • The Sly Collection™
  • EyePet™
  • The Shoot™
  • Brunswick Pro Bowling
  • SingStar® Dance
  • Heroes On The Move™
  • Sorcery™
  • Start The Party!™
  • Sports Champions™
  • echochrome™ ii

Are you really excited about it ? I am not. Going through all the fuss of moving my hands while I can do the same sitting on my couch, why bother really?.