Michael Jackson glove packed in with Wii game

Ubisoft offering limited-run replica of King of Pop's iconic rhinestone-studded prop with Nintendo version of rhythm game.

While Ubisoft has officially delayed the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 launches of Michael Jackson the Experience, the Wii, DS, and PSP editions of the game are still on for November 23. Today, Ubisoft announced one initiative for getting Wii owners to purchase their copies of Michael Jackson the Experience in advance, saying that it would pack in a replica of the King of Pop's iconic rhinestone-studded glove with the game.

Along with his black jacket and pants, Jackson's white glove came to be the late singer's most recognizable stage props. Perhaps most notably, Jackson wore the item during the Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever television special, in which he first performed his signature dance move, the moonwalk.

Michael Jackson's actual glove would cost at least a bit more than $50.

According to Ubisoft, the glove will be available only for a limited time with launch shipments for the Wii game. It will also be offered as a free perk, as the glove-bundled Michael Jackson the Experience package will maintain the $50 price point.

For more information, check out GameSpot's previous coverage of Michael Jackson the Experience.

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70 comments
JRETSO
JRETSO

This promo is just going to end up like the AAA lucha libre promo, can't get the glove imported from Canada due to risk of choking hazard.

Dynamo11
Dynamo11

Seems like a good idea but the game is just a fail. It needs WAY more songs and then it'll be okay.

steve4123456789
steve4123456789

I don't care about Kinect, or Move, but I know one thing its the future and this is the start of that future if you are smart enough to see it, but its basically a atari 2600 right now in progress but it will advance.

s_h_a_d_o
s_h_a_d_o

:lol: Where's the glove, people?

lilflex1
lilflex1

people are just beatin this game up

MMOPlayer22
MMOPlayer22

I'm not going to buy this... and I couldn't care less about Kinect or Move, just play something else...

Evenios
Evenios

lol yeah. giving a wii game that kids can get too a copy of the glove that Jackson used to touch himself often with is a great message. for the price they should have just included a DVD of the documentary movie that came out recently at least then that would have been a tad less uh creepy?

Axel450
Axel450

Great.... this game will have people snapping the connections between the remote and nunchuk over and over again. Fun for the whole Family?--------Get Real. If i was everyone i would stay away from this game till kinect version comes out.

namdar
namdar

For real? COME ON !

Wylen0
Wylen0

Who bets were going to hear on the news that a rhinestone glove was used in a serial killing?

misterstatus
misterstatus

I can't imagine the Wii version, or even the Move version, being anywhere near as good as the Kinect version of this game, since the Wii and Move versions will only track the positions of the controllers while Kinect tracks full body movement. I mean, how would the Wii or Move know if you're doing the moonwalk properly? Do you tape the controllers to your feet?

gskywalker09
gskywalker09

@imbusydoctorwho: Yeah, should've released it in Halloween.

thingta42
thingta42

Some of the comments are pretty funny. Got a good laugh from them.

atopp399
atopp399

Is it silk? Is it for masturbation

tehepicpwnzor
tehepicpwnzor

I'll buy one, and glue this onto my ex-girlfriend's doorknob... and then that tragic breakup will all be worth it, when I see her screaming her face off, thinking Michael Jackson visited during the night.

jwzy13
jwzy13

the only possible good thing about this game is if it taught you how to moonwalk

calvinsora
calvinsora

Wow, gloves with rhinestones, I'm ecstatic. This special edition is just... weird.

oskuuu
oskuuu

blah, grave robbing :(

TheBatFreak777
TheBatFreak777

I can only think of one thing that glove might be used for...

benbonney
benbonney

Should of redone Moonwalker instead of this crap

chappy_man
chappy_man

ewwww why a glove...you'll get it all sweaty and discolored :S

Mentos2000
Mentos2000

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wiifan001
wiifan001

This is the most disturbing video game bundle I have ever seen.

kavadias1981
kavadias1981

Why am I seeing MJ everywhere now that he is dead? Wouldn't it have made more sense to give him this much attention when he was alive, you know, so that he could appreciate it and all!

Bad_Medicine
Bad_Medicine

Keep calling MJ wierd. May as well. That wierdness gave him the ability to be the best dancer and one of the best singers on the planet. And one of the richest stars... so next time your having a bad day paying your taxes and running low on cash, remember MJ was earning millions because he was a ''freak'' :)

fightmusician
fightmusician

Blanket needs a new car! Buy this game and help the Jackson adopted achieve the dream!

Rebornpheonix
Rebornpheonix

Mmmmm shamelessly profiting off of the death of a world famous popstar.. I suppose tossing in a white diamond studded glove doesn't help.

SolidTy
SolidTy

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Talldude80
Talldude80

and i totally agree with Waldkrieger!

d_brown44
d_brown44

Seems pretty cool. Just don't like the fact that it's not actually him doing it. Just someone trying to copy his moves in a wig. Hope it turns out good. The fans will love it, and of course the folks that don't will blog about it, as seen

Talldude80
Talldude80

wtf! Creepy! @ Genexi2, that really makes me not want to play the game at all! I'd rather play a game that is just a cashin, than something made along WITH that creepy child-lover MJ...... people forget too fast how he sick he was. sick in the head.

nini200
nini200

just watch the HD fans whine and complain and watch them bundle the glove with their version. Ugh, jealous HD fans. :lol:

Genexi2
Genexi2

People should be aware that this game was in the making before MJ's demise, so don't go saying that this game is just trying to profit off his death.

Neosonic23
Neosonic23

They better give half the money to the Jackson family

misterstatus
misterstatus

I'll wait for the Jermaine Jackson Experience, where you do nothing but hold news conferences embarrassing yourself and the rest of your family, and you star on an A&E show with your brothers pretending people care what you've been up to since Michael left you all behind.

metalkid9
metalkid9

That's great. Now you can feel as epic as MJ