White Xbox One raises $11,300 for Wounded Warrior charity

Only way to get the limited edition system besides working for Microsoft

An extremely limited-edition white Xbox One raised $11,300 for charity on eBay when bids completed Monday afternoon.

The system was sold to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, an organization set up to aid injured members of the U.S. military. The auction began at $1 and remained at $11,200 from Nov. 11 to Nov. 18, when a new user submitted the winning bid.


A small number of White Xbox One units were provided for Microsoft employees involved with the console's development. The model auctioned includes not only a special white system, controller, and Kinect, but also a year of Xbox Live and copies of Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct and Crimson Dragon.

The only other white console released to the general public was auctioned off earlier in November for UK industry charity GamesAid.

Microsoft's Larry Hryb has said the company may bring white Xbox One systems to retail at some point, but not in the near future.

Xbox One will launch worldwide on Friday.