Xbox One Special Edition Consoles Announced at Gamescom

This week was Gamescom in Germany and it was kicked off with a bang with the two new XBOX announcements from Microsoft. The two Xbox consoles announced were the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition and the Xbox One S 1TB Console – Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle .

Below is more information for each Xbox:

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition

Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition at Gamescom this week. It is designed for fans who want to be the first to experience the world’s most powerful console The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition features a custom design with the words “Project Scorpio” printed on the console and the controller. Players can only play 4K games like Forza Motorsport 7, Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves and Super Lucky’s Tale the way they’re meant to be played on Xbox One X. It’s available for pre-order now for $499 USD until supplies run out and available on November 07, 2017.

What’s in the box?

  • Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition console, with “Project Scorpio” inscribed on both the console and controller
  • Project Scorpio Edition wireless controller
  • Limited edition Xbox One X vertical stand
  • HDMI cable (4K capable)
  • AC power cable
  • 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial
  • 1 month Xbox Game Pass subscription trial

If you would like to pre-order the Xbox One or want more information click here:

Xbox One S 1TB Console – Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle 

Xbox One S 1TB Console – Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle features a custom designed grass block console and iconic green Creeper controller, Minecraft system sounds, a vertical stand, and other surprises. This exclusive bundle also includes a full game download of Minecraft, plus the Redstone Pack, a collection of unique biomes and skins. Console exclusives include Forza Motorsport 7, Crackdown 3, and State of Decay 2, plus blockbusters like FIFA 18, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, and Madden NFL 18.4. Available only in limited quantities, it’s a must-have for avid Minecraft players and collectors. It retails for $399.00 and the release date of October 3, 2017.

What’s in the box?

  • Xbox One S Limited Edition 1TB Console
  • Limited Edition Creeper Xbox Wireless Controller
  • Minecraft digital code*
  • Minecraft Redstone Pack bonus content digital code*
  • Xbox One S Vertical Stand*
  • 1-month Xbox Game Pass trial
  • 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial

To learn more about the Xbox One S 1TB Console – Minecraft Limited Edition Bundle or to pre-order the console click here.

At Gamescom Microsoft announced Xbox One exclusive games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, State of Decay 2, Forza Motorsport 7, ReCore Definitive Edition, Assassin’s Creed Origins, Middle-earth: Shadow of War, Xbox Backward Compatibility and more. To see the full list of games for Xbox click here.

Gamescom is still going on till the 26th. I’m not sure if they will have more announcements but a great way to find out is to go to the Gamescom site.

About Gamescom

Gamescom is a trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is used by many video game developers to show off their upcoming games and game-related hardware. Gamescom is the world’s 2nd largest gaming event behind Asia Game Show, (measured by exhibition space and number of visitors) with 345,000 visitors, more than 6,000 journalists and 700 exhibitors from 88 countries attending the show in its sixth year.


Source: Microsoft, Gamescom, Wikipedia