Pre-order the limited Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition now

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With the Xbox One X gaining interest since its official unveiling at E3 2017 earlier this year, Microsoft has announced pre-orders for the limited Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition.

The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition features a custom design with the words “Project Scorpio” printed on the console and the controller and we’ve incorporated a sophisticated and dynamic graphic pattern across the exterior. Fans who have been with us since the very start of Xbox will notice the packaging is inspired by the original Xbox. The Project Scorpio Edition also comes with an exclusive vertical stand so you can choose how to display it in your home.

The Xbox One X (and the Project Scorpio Edition) offer gamers true 4K gaming with 40 percent more power and 60 percent more memory “than any other console.” Even if you don’t have a 4K UHD TV, Microsoft claims that existing titles will look better, even on a 1080p screen. Over 100 new and existing games are slated to be enhanced to take advantage of the full power of the Xbox One X.

Full specifications of the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition include:

  • CPU: Custom CPU @ 2.30 GHz, 8 cores
  • GPU: Custom GPU @ 1.172 GHz, 40 CUs, Polaris features, 6.0 TFLOPS
  • Memory: 12 GB GDDR5 @ 326 GB/s
  • Flash: 8GB
  • Internal storage: 1TB HDD
  • Optical disc drive: 4K UHD Blu-ray
  • PSU: 245W, internal
  • HDMI resolution and framerate
    • 2160p @ 60Hz
    • AMD FreeSync
    • HDMI Variable Refresh Rate (when ratified)
  • HDR10 support: Yes
  • Content protection: HDCP 2.2
  • Video CODECs: HEVC/H.265, VP9, AVC/H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, VC1/WMV9
  • HDMI audio, encoded: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM 2.0, 5.1, & 7.1; Dolby TrueHD w/Atmos¹¹ (from games)
  • HDMI audio, passthru: Dolby TrueHD (opt. Atmos¹¹), DD+ (opt. Atmos¹¹), DTS-HR/MA (opt. DTS:X)
  • S/PDIF audio, encoded: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM 2.0
  • CODECs decoded: AAC, MP3, MPEG1, WMV
  • Connectivity
    • 3 USB 3.02
    • HDMI (1 HDMI 2.0b out, 1 HDMI 1.4b in
    • S/PDIF
    • IR receiver/IR Blaster port
    • IR Blaster
    • Ethernet (IEEE 802.3 10/100/1000)
    • Kinect (via external USB adapter)
  • Wireless: IEEE 802.11ac dual band (5GHz & 2.4GHz), 2×2 wireless Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct for home networks
  • Accessories radio: Dedicated dual band Xbox Wireless radio
  • Dimensions: 11.81 x 9.44 x 2.36 in (299.97 x 239.77 x 59.94 mm)
  • Weight: 8.40 lbs (3.81 kg)
  • In the box
    • Project Scorpio inscribed 1TB Xbox One X Console
    • Project Scorpio inscribed Xbox Wireless Controller
    • Xbox One X Vertical Stand
    • Power cable
    • 1-month Xbox Game Pass trial
    • 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial

The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition is now available for pre-order for $499 USD — until supplies run out. If you’re interested, you probably want to snag your pre-order quickly before they disappear forever! The Amazon links don’t seem to be live yet, but you can sign up to get notified of when the Project Scorpio Edition is available for pre-order.

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