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Kinect Sports Rivals FAQ

Rare has posted a FAQ on their website answering some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Kinect Sports Rivals. One question and answer is posted below, so you’ll need to visit Rare’s site for the rest!

Question: Can I skip the training/cutscenes?

Answer: Coach’s training is essential to getting the most from the game. Crucial tips like steering your wake racer with handlebar gestures, charging and activating power-ups, adding topspin or backspin in Tennis; all these things need a little instruction, and this depth is a major element of what KSR has to offer.

The narrative scenes were intentionally kept very brief so as not to impede progress while also providing substance for those who value a single-player story mode. However, once you’ve watched an intro cutscene, if you want to skip the actual event and progress to the next one you can do so from the Pause screen. Note that as training and narrative events are replaced by new events upon completion, the same applies to skipped events. So replaying these events later would require you to sign in using a different profile.


Perfect Dark Outfits In Kinect Sports Rivals

Remember that Kinect Sports Rivals: World Championship we posted about a couple of weeks ago? Well, if you sign up for it, you’re immediately given a special treat: some Perfect Dark themed outfits for your champion! So even if you’re not interested in competing for the grand prize, the two minutes it takes to register is worth it just for the free outfits alone!

Click here to receive your free Perfect Dark Kinect Sports Rivals outfits!


Kinect Sports Rivals Available Now!

The latest game from Rare, Kinect Sports Rivals, is now available to purchase in retail stores carrying the game, online outlets and via Xbox One! Here’s the offical press release from Rare:

Here we go! This week sees a brand new generation of the Kinect Sports franchise touch down on shelves across the world. April 8th is the big day in North America, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand, while Europe picks it up just a few days later on April 11th.

Need some background? Kinect Sports Rivals is the first title to truly take advantage of the new Kinect sensor and Xbox Live, fully rendered in 1080p HD. Its groundbreaking face and body scanning software transforms you into an in-game Champion to compete in the game world as a mighty version of yourself!

All six of the wide-ranging events take place on a stunning island populated by three competing teams and a playing field of real life Champions out to hone their skills, outclass their Rivals and rise to the top. Wake Racing, Climbing and Target Shooting are the first-time experiences on offer here alongside powerful new servings of the ever-popular Tennis, Bowling and Soccer.

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