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May 2, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Coming soon: $99 Xbox plus Kinect with two-year subscription?

The Verge is reporting that Microsoft plans to launch a $99 Xbox 4 GB console with Kinect sensor that comes with a two-year, $15-a-month subscription contract to the Xbox Live Gold service.

The launch could happen as early as next week, according to The Verge, citing unnamed sources.

The Xbox 360 4G console with Kinect bundle currently sells for about $300. A one-year Xbox Live Gold Membership currently sells for about $60.

Microsoft declined comment, saying it does not comment on rumor and speculation.

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