Microsoft is building a white Xbox One, but it’s for employees only. A Reddit poster has revealed that Microsoft plans to gift the special edition white Xbox One to employees who have worked on the next-generation console. Employees working in Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business, the division responsible for Xbox, will receive a free Xbox One, one year of Xbox Live, games, and a special achievement all on launch day. The front of the console even includes an “I made this” engraving.
After unveiling its black Xbox One console in May, Microsoft kept quiet about any plans for additional colored models of its next-generation console. It’s not clear if the software maker plans to release its special edition white variant to the public, and we’ve reached out to Microsoft for comment. The Xbox One is scheduled for a release in the US and other European markets during November, with additional countries planned for early 2014.