The Xbox One white version is for all employees who helped on the project. Other neat benefits employees get are all first party games, a year of Xbox Live and an exclusive achievement all for free. It’s a enticing incentive for all employees, but many consumers are wondering if this would ever be available for non-Microsoft employees.
In the Reddit post where the image first surface, Major Nelson, the Xbox Live director of programming Larry Hryb, responded “[M]aybe waaaay in the future.” That isn’t too much of a confirmation as much as a rumor. Although that makes it a little more likely that at least there will be different colors for the Xbox One so it doesn’t look as close to a VCR as black One does.
Even if this console color was released to the public, Microsoft employees would still have a unique edition. It’s highly unlikely that consumers will get the “I MADE THIS” text next to the disc drive.