Microsoft has revealed that the previously unveiled QWERTY keyboard attachment for Xbox 360 will be released in the US on September 4 for $30 (£15).

"Chatting with friends and family on Xbox Live and Windows-based PCs is easy using the Xbox 360 Messenger Kit," reads the product description on Xbox.com..

"The device easily connects to any Xbox 360 controller and provides easy to use chat capabilities while maintaining gameplay functionality in one easy-to-hold device."

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