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Last month at gamescom, Xbox unveiled pre-orders for the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition, a limited edition console designed specifically for Xbox’s biggest fans. According to Microsoft, the pre-orders for the console saw record-setting sellouts in the first five days, making the Xbox One X the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever with more Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition consoles pre-ordered in the first five days than any Xbox ever.

Today, Microsoft has announced that pre-orders for the Xbox One X standard edition start today with the likes of GameStop and Microsoft store accepting pre-orders right now.



Microsoft has also to announced that there’ll be more than 130 (and counting) new and existing games enhanced for Xbox One X to take advantage of its full power, including Far Cry 5, L.A. NoireGreedfall and Okami HD. For more information explaining Xbox One X Enhanced program, visit and check out this video of Major Nelson and Head of Xbox Console Marketing, Albert Penello.

John Reilly

John is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheEffect.Net. His favourite gaming series is Uncharted and his favourite film is Interstellar. He is also known to quote 'Father Ted' and Keith Lemon more than is normal.

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