Microsoft Has No Plans to Sell Standalone White Xbox One Controllers

"Not planning white controllers at this time," Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg says.

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Currently, the only way to get your hands on a white Xbox One controller is to buy the Sunset Overdrive bundle, and it doesn't sound like this is going to change anytime soon.

Asked on Twitter if Microsoft had any plans to offer the white Xbox One controllers outside of the bundle, executive Aaron Greenberg said: "Not planning white controllers at this time."

Greenberg's response leaves open the possibility that one day Microsoft will offer white Xbox One controllers, but unfortunately, it doesn't sound like that will happen anytime soon.

The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One controller
The Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One controller

If you're in the market for a new Xbox One controller, your current options are standard black or your choice of a pair of camouflage variations. Microsoft will also sell a special Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One controller (the same one that's included with the system bundle).

By comparison, Sony offers DualShock 4 controllers for the PlayStation 4 in standard black, as well as white, red, blue, and camouflage.

If history is any indication, Microsoft will eventually offer Xbox One controllers in more colors and styles. After all, there are currently all manner of colors and variations of the Xbox 360 controller available to buy.

On Monday, Microsoft announced a $50 price cut for all Xbox One systems--including the various bundles. The price drop goes into effect on Sunday, November 2 and runs through January 2015. For more on the price drop news, check out GameSpot's editorial on the subject.

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