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Use Achievement sound as ringtone

Aural potential unlocked.

Love it or hate it, Xbox 360's "Achievement Unlocked" sound effect is the burst of noise most widely associated with Microsoft's next-gen console - although a torrent of profanity followed by the sound of "0800 587 1102" being punched into a telephone keypad is obviously a pretty close second.

Good news, then, because now we can all cheapen the effect horribly by downloading it off that there Internet and using it as a ringtone or something. Thanks to the mad skillz of whichever Nokia we "borrowed" as we brushed past the MobileIndustry desk last week, it's now the noise we hear whenever sexy PR people send us text messages containing the words "press" and "trip".

Which is a lie, obviously - we can barely work a toaster - but you do so enjoy it when we use artistic licence.

Speaking of which, Xbox Live's Major Nelson notes that the sound effect is for non-commercial, personal use only. Enjoy.

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