Microsoft announces Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition

Microsoft introduced its most powerful gaming console Xbox One X, at the annual E3 2017, back in June.  Now the console is up for pre-order starting at $499. In addition, Microsoft is also rolling out a special edition called Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition for a limited time. To recall Xbox One X was referred to as Project Scorpio during its development.

The hardware inside is the same as the original model, but the difference is in-terms of aesthetic. The Project Scorpio Edition has a "sophisticated and dynamic graphic pattern across the exterior, vertical stand, and “Project Scorpio” printed on both the console and controller." It is priced same as the regular model, starting at $499. 

Microsoft XBox One X / Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition features
The Xbox One X features six teraflops of processing power, topping arch rival Sony's Play Station 4 Pro's four teraflops. It is equipped with 2.3GHz octa-core processor and 128GB GDDR5 RAM, and has a memory bandwidth of 326 GB/s. It is capable of running 4K games at 60fps. However, 1080p display can even take the advantage of the enhanced hardware, as Xbox One X can perform "super sampling".

The console offers complete 4K entertainment package with 4K UHD for Blu-ray drive and streamed content, HDR support for gaming and video, spatial audio and Dolby Atmos support for enhanced sound experience. 

Other specs include advanced liquid cooling system, built-in power supply, 3 x USB 3.0 ports and IR blaster. The console can be placed horizontally and vertically with an optional stand.

Moving on, Microsoft also announced that it now has over 100 Xbox One game titles ready and enhanced for the Xbox One X. Some of the notable games include Halo 5, NBA 2K18, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, ReCore: Definitive Edition, FIFA 18, Star Wars Battlefront II, Below and remastered versions of Disneyland Adventures, Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure and Zoo Tycoon. You can check out the complete list here.

Pricing and availability
The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Limited Edition is priced at $499 (Rs. 31,970) / 449 GBP / 499 EUR and is now available for pre-order from, Amazon (US), Amazon (UK), Best Buy, Gamestop, Target, Walmart among others, and will start rolling out November 7.

Kaiser Bey
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Microsoft announces Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Microsoft announces Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Reviewed by Kaiser on 8/21/2017 03:38:00 PM
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