Well I hope it wasn't.
Just bought the 299 XBO S off amazon.
I already have a DOE XBO, and I am getting the Scorpio next year. I have a PC, and a PS4, and have the PS4 Pro preordered.
I didn't need a XBO S at all, that is until it was revealed the Pro wouldn't have a UHD BR Player. This forced my hand, and 300 extra dollars out of my wallet.
Why didn't you just wait for Scorpio then? Are you that in a hurry for UHD blu-rays?