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Sexy Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition will get your finger on the pre-order trigger

Maybe don't continue with this article if you aren't in the mood to drop a wad of cash on a 4K-ready console.

Xbox One X was the star of Microsoft's pre-gamescom 2017 presentation, and the hot new day one edition of the updated hardware stole the show and our hearts.

The specially-designed Project Scorpio Edition is for those who get on the Xbox One X train nice and early; don't expect it to be available if you want to join the fun 12 months down the track.

The special edition Xbox One X is branded with "Project Scorpio" on both console and controller, and comes with a limited edition vertical stand. You'll also get a 14 day Xbox Live Gold trial and a 1 month Xbox Game Pass trial, as well as all the usual cables.

Take a look at this ridiculously sexy beast in the video below. It's a real temptation. If you can't resist, you can pre-order now via Amazon, GAME, Microsoft itself, as well as most big specialist game retail chains, depending on which territory you're in.

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The new hotness. Be responsible with your pennies, cats; think about how often you switch your vanilla Xbox One on and consider Microsoft's ineptitude in getting games out the door.

Xbox One X launches in November and does not have a first-party launch title since Crackdown 3 got bumped (and Microsoft cancelled everything else it had in the buffer).

Still: if we're finding that pretty bit of kit hard to resist, the Xbox faithful must be in raptures. It could do well.

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