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Shiny white Xbox One revealed – but there’s a catch

Monday, 26th August 2013 20:27 GMT By Debabrata Nath

Microsoft will be handing out a white coloured version of its Xbox One console when it comes out this November free of cost. The only catch? You need to work for them to get one; however the color may be made available to the public in the far distant future.

The special version of the console will be distributed exclusively among the workers of the company as it feels that it’ll be a package that’s “unique for our team.” The console will also come with a free one year subscription of Xbox Live as well as access to all first party games releasing on the device.

A source close to IGN has confirmed that this isn’t a rumor and is very much happening once the next-gen console launches later this year.  The special edition console’s disc drive has the text “I MADE THIS” engraved over it. It looks rather slick and it would be awesome if Microsoft intends to release this variant for the public in future.

The firm’s Major Nelson said on reddit that the color could be made available to non-Microsoft employees “maybe waaaay in the future.”

You can check out an image of the white coloured version of the Xbox One below.

Via, AGB.

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  1. hyperjoystick

    “Access to all single player games” or access to all first party games?

    #1 8 months ago
  2. melonbuster1

    Its funny how the world knows they launch in November but they wont say the date because they want to have more than the 1 million sony will have at launch. . Maybe 4 million. . So I guess when they have those numbers close at hand they will say November 1 2013 like we all know anyway

    #2 8 months ago
  3. tracyis300

    Its to first party games.

    #3 8 months ago
  4. tracyis300

    Why didnt they make the kinect white? Looks kinda off

    #4 8 months ago
  5. KineticCalvaria

    Goddamn it, the more I see of X1 now the more I want it. Decisions, decisions.

    #5 8 months ago
  6. Debabrata Nath

    @Hyperjoystick – Don’t know how I forgot to add that. Thanks <3

    #6 8 months ago
  7. wamp

    @4 cuz most TVs are black

    #7 8 months ago
  8. polygem

    i hope they will suprise announce this version for launch.

    looks great.

    #8 8 months ago
  9. silverstorm

    The gamepad for some reason looks really nice.

    #9 8 months ago
  10. Unknown_Gamer

    *Unique for our team*
    *All 1P Games*
    *Achievement*
    *Launch Day*

    *ALL FOR FREE*

    *DEAD* LMAO At these cheap pointless Offers

    And Yikes ! Now i can officially see the details of that DVR

    #10 8 months ago
  11. bradk825

    Just a couple months left to get a job at MS.

    #11 8 months ago
  12. cozican2013

    Should fetch them a decent trade in towards their ps4 :)

    #12 8 months ago
  13. ps3fanboy

    white now and soon tobacco cream brown, because they used cheap ass products to save a few bucks…

    #13 8 months ago
  14. Major Mayhem 70

    Looks great. If it came out in white and the black was an exclusive color, we’d ooh ahh the black. All in all its a nice looking system. November 5 can’t get here soon enough. ( I’m guessing November 5th for its launch)

    #14 8 months ago
  15. sebastien rivas

    Looks great, like this white version a lot.

    Too bad it won’t be commercialised.

    #15 8 months ago
  16. penniman

    You get all 1P games but you need to pay for XBOXlive?

    #16 8 months ago
  17. Mike W

    They should’ve made the Kinect white too.

    #17 8 months ago
  18. Hcw87

    @17
    Why? Don’t you put the kinect on top of your TV? Most TV’s are black.

    #18 8 months ago
  19. Mike W

    @18

    Take it easy, it’s just my preference on having everything match. Plus I can’t put anything on top of my TV it’s to thin.

    #19 8 months ago
  20. payer irani

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    #20 8 months ago
  21. adge_uk

    Cleary this is why Ballmer delayed his resignation!

    #21 8 months ago
  22. JenniferAuburn

    lol, just imagine when the kids of xbox employee’s knows about white Xbox one and they keep annoying there parents to get it as soon as possible, till the launch day.

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    Hotline Miami

    #22 8 months ago
  23. noamlol2

    console manufactors are fucking racist

    why when you want any other color then black it’s somehow 50-100$ more

    shame on both M$ and $Ony

    #23 8 months ago
  24. buriedalive

    This Xbox One set up is similar to my 360. Except I have the black slimline console with a white Kinect sensor…

    #24 8 months ago
  25. buriedalive

    @23 Calm down, if you’d have thought ahead and became a Microsoft employee, you would be getting the white version. :)

    #25 8 months ago
  26. ThePie

    Or you could fix the police and player spawning to close issue.

    #26 6 months ago
  27. skapunkmetalskater

    Wouldn’t fancy a job at Microsoft now, specially in the games department… That’ll be getting reduced in size if the Xbone dumps.

    #27 6 months ago