In a press release today Microsoft announced details of Kinect Nat Geo TV which is available to download with the Nat Geo App from the XBox Marketplace for 2400 MS points for 8 30 minute Episodes or 400 MS points per episode.
"Kinect Nat Geo TV" blends world-renowned Nat Geo WILD TV programs with intuitive Kinect for Xbox 360 technology, transporting children and their families to animal habitats around the world to inspire a sense of wonder and excitement about nature. Through the magic of "reach in and explore" interactivity on Kinect, kids do more than just watch television -- they will engage, play and learn using their full bodies, gestures and voices, completely controller-free
With "Kinect Nat Geo TV" season two, your family can now explore the planet's most interesting reptiles with Brady Barr, host of Nat Geo's "Dangerous Encounters", or the rugged beauty of the American wilderness with Casey Anderson, host of Nat Geo's "America the Wild," in season one.
Develop naturalist skills, learn about the environment and get to know your favorite wild animals and reptiles. Each 30-minute TV episode includes:
• Visual cues on the screen to highlight the interactive "sidetrack" activities for
o Viewers to jump in and explore with the host.
• "Go WILD" role-play games where families discover the natural world together as "Kinect Nat Geo TV" turns living rooms into forests and transforms kids into animals or reptiles.
• Access to archived episodes of Nat Geo WILD TV programs through Kinect.*
"Kinect Nat Geo TV" is just one of the new 2-way TV experiences available for Kinect that provide children and families with entirely new ways to learn through play.