First note: I got an Xbox One on Day One, I love using the Kinect and love it's features and am glad to have it bundled with the console BUT this post is along the lines of business only.
The Xbox One has been around for a few months now and already is more successful than the 360 and the Wii U but the main competitor, being the PS4, is outselling the Xbox One about 1.8/1 worldwide. Yes, it is launching in more countries but the main reason is due to the pricing. The 360 went to succeed early thanks to the price difference and now the 360 is soon to be the best-selling console of the last generation. The PS4 this time has the advantage over the Xbox One.
The Kinect, to make, costs ~97 dollars which is clearly why there is such a price difference between the consoles. The Kinect is handy and as I mentioned before, I ove it, but it is bad business offering someone something they don't want and making the main product more money.
Post your thoughts and yes, I am sorry for another "Annoying Kinect Post".