Consumer Reports have put those rumors that Kinect can’t see darker skin tones to rest. Facial recognition, for all skin tones, is affected by low light conditions but it does not impact game play at all. The testers even played in a room with the lights completely off with no issues. Hit the link for the video.
Those rumors that the Microsoft Kinect has trouble with certain skin tones? No way, says Consumer Reports. Just stop playing in that dark basement rec room, and all will be well.