Want a white Xbox One? Be prepared to pay a premium

A few weeks back, Microsoft announced a white Xbox One console bundle that comes with Sunset Overdrive. If you are looking to grab this package, be prepared to wait as it looks like retailers are sold out and the bundles are selling for a premium on eBay.

The bundle, which costs $350 and comes with a white Xbox One and Sunset Overdrive is sold out at nearly all major retailers. Walmart, BestBuy, and GameStop all show that the bundle is out of stock at this time. If you head on over to eBay, you will see that the console is selling well above the $350 MSRP with an average price around $450 with some auctions going over $500.

For Microsoft, this is both good and bad news. The good is that they are selling every single white Xbox One that they can make, the bad is that they are not able to fill the retail channels with enough inventory to satisfy the demand.

The black bundles with other games still appear to be in stock, so this is not a mass sell-out of consoles ahead of the holidays but simply that the white console is drawing strong demand.

If you are looking to pick up one of these consoles, your best bet is to try using one of the stock-alert functions that Walmart and other retailers have to notify when the product becomes available. Otherwise, you will be stuck paying a premium for a white console ahead of the holidays as this is clearly the version that most gamers want this year.

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