Rumor: White Xbox One Sunset Overdrive Bundle Listed [UPDATE]

French retailer lists then quickly removes bundle.

Update: A Microsoft spokesperson has told GameSpot, “We have nothing to announce at this time.”

A French retailer listed then removed a white Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle, priced at €399 ($535, £318). Spotted initially on NeoGaf, GameStop-owned Micromania hasn't since commented on the listing.

A white Xbox One already exists but is exclusive to Microsoft employees. Branded with "I made this" next to the optical drive, one system was auctioned for charity, selling for $11,300.

According to the initial NeoGaf thread that first reported the white Xbox One in January, Microsoft is also considering a $399 Xbox One without an optical drive. This would mean players wouldn't be able to play game discs, Blu-rays, and DVD films.

Microsoft recently confirmed a limited edition Assassin's Creed Unity Xbox One. The company last month also announced unique Xbox One designs for San Diego Comic Con.

GameSpot has contacted Microsoft to ask if it can comment on this white Xbox One rumour.

Sunset Overdrive launches exclusively for Xbox One on October 28. Check out GameSpot's preview of Insomniac's latest title.

Would you buy a white Xbox One? Let us know in the comments below.

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flamingobarnes
flamingobarnes

White doesn't suit the Xbox One. Microsoft should've released a different color if they want to compete with Sony's White PS4. I mean, a blue or maybe red console would possibly attract more consumers and help progress their sales a bit more. Oh well, to each his own, I guess.

Renoo27
Renoo27

I dunno. I think I preferred the black XB1. A white one doesn't look right, to me. 

lrdfancypants
lrdfancypants

Wait what? They are removing a BD and keeping it $399?

Are they ditching the $399 model already?

Why did the article gloss over that. Surely someone has to ask what's going on.

Master_Turismo
Master_Turismo

Shouldn't the console have more of an explosive color scheme to it? Don't get me wrong, the color looks good BUT it does feel lazy compared to previous Xbox 360 theme consoles. 

hystavito
hystavito

I think that special edition they made for the employees should have been an odd colour that they would never produce for the market remaining totally exclusive to those units.

drebin705
drebin705

I really hope that Kinect isn't going to be black in the final product.

gajbutler
gajbutler

They need to make Kinect white too.

Daveof89
Daveof89

I will never understand why the color of the system makes a difference to anyone... I'd have just as much fun on a black console as I would a white. 

gary234
gary234

Black or white.Purple or pink.The important thing is function.

JimmyJimJim
JimmyJimJim

I would buy it if it's white, the typical black console/black electronic is boring.

Shango4
Shango4

Make it whichever color you want Microsoft it's still an ugly system

spartanx169x
spartanx169x

What are the odds of a Halo themed XB1 with the release of the MC collection........

McGregor
McGregor

I find it funny that the 360 was white by default, and everyone wanted a black one. Now the default is black, and everyone wants the white model. I'm with Random_Matt, more colors would be better. How about the option to order custom painted models?

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

Going by the logic of the people in the G@yStation article, this means MS is pushing the "white agenda"

Random_Matt
Random_Matt

Why not purple or orange? Last time this happened was for the Gamecube.

kingcrimson24
kingcrimson24

I think it looks great , but since my whole TV set and table is black I prefer the black version . 

rolla020980
rolla020980

Funny how things come full circle on the XBOX. Last gen it was white that was standard and black that was special. Now...

daikkenaurora12
daikkenaurora12

$399 for a Xbox One without an optical drive is ridiculous.  It has an optical drive now for the same price and is having issues selling.  Maybe this would work in China.

xantufrog
xantufrog

MS and Sony are gettin' White and Nerdy

awesomemanatee
awesomemanatee

@drebin705 it will as kinect is susposed to be either on top or right below your tv which is black so they want it to blend. the console will be in the entertainment stand so the flashy white doesnt really clash but insterd standout

hystavito
hystavito

@gajbutler Maybe they have huge stock of the black ones and need to get rid of them over time :).

RicanV
RicanV moderator moderator

First thing I thought of too.

iammcgruber
iammcgruber

@Daveof89 People have color preference in this world. Same reason why you'd pick a black car over a red car or vice versa. Personal Taste. The cars likely would drive the same if they're the same model, but someone might want it red rather than black.

spartanx169x
spartanx169x

@Daveof89  Its a matter of how it looks in your entertainment center for some.  If you have all black items and one white its going to be more noticeable. That can be good or bad depending on the friends you have. Yes, to some people that is important. 

kingcrimson24
kingcrimson24

@McGregor there is . there are a lot of websites and shops who sell skins for consoles and you can customize it yourself . one of my friends has a Real Madrid themed ps4 . I'm also thinking about Halo skin for my xbox one . 

_thedude
_thedude

Two different things bub, quit being so buttthurt

spartanx169x
spartanx169x

@Random_Matt  There are skins(decals) available for both the XB1 and PS4 on Amazon , that cover the entire console. Some look pretty good.

lrdfancypants
lrdfancypants

Microsoft is also considering a $399 Xbox One without an optical drive. This would mean players wouldn't be able to play game discs, Blu-rays, and DVD films

The article says the above. What did I read wrong?

Unless you're suggesting they will sell two $399 models one with BD and one without being the only difference. I would assume a BDless version would sell for less than the $399 model. That's my point

sanchango
sanchango

@RicanV I've noticed on some mods right now, but do you guys know why you have the word "moderator" appear twice next to your name?

Spartan_418
Spartan_418

@_thedude No, they're the same thing, "bub". They're consoles with new color schemes.

You believe there's such thing as a "g.ay agenda" so your opinion is absolutely worthless in any case

_thedude
_thedude

One is for a game, one is for a LGBT charity dubbed g@ystation, and tagged this is for the g@ymers...yea , totally different.

LGBT has an agenda or they wouldn't need the group or this charity....and not the

stupid conspiracy agenda that your Dumbass is talking about.

Wonder why you think your opinion weighs more than others?

spartanx169x
spartanx169x

@xantufrog @spartanx169x  The black for me, looks dated . While the white looks " 21st century.  But that's just me.  Like I also said before. I associate Xbox with white and Sony with Black.  Not that either is bad  I plan to have both. I already have the PS4 . Will get the XB1 this fall. Really want the white one.

xantufrog
xantufrog

@spartanx169x @xantufrog I'm tempted to pick up the white PS4 - ironically I'd probably go for the black X1. I'm swimming against the current!