Now that Kinect competitors
have begun to spring up, Microsoft's tipped its hand -- CEO Steve Ballmer told the BBC
that his company will officially support the depth camera in Windows PCs at some undisclosed point in the future, confirming earlier suspicions
. Whether that will just be part of a risky new operating system
or just another notch in Games for Windows
' belt is hard to say, but it's nice to know that there will be uses for those eight million
cameras when we're done hacking
our hearts out.