Microsoft seems to be preparing a special FortniteStyle version of the company’s Xbox One S console. WinFuture reports that Microsoft will release a purple edition of the Xbox One S in the coming weeks, in a package designed to Fortnite fans. The limited edition Xbox One S Fortnite will include a new “Dark Vertex” skin and 2000 in-game V-Bucks. The bundle is also said to include one month of Xbox Live Gold, EA Access, and Xbox Game Pass.
It’s unclear exactly when Microsoft will announce this new color variant, but it is rumored that it will debut at $ 299 with 1TB of storage and the Blu-ray optical drive. This is not the first time that Microsoft has customized an Xbox One S console for a game. Microsoft created a special limited edition version of the Xbox One S for Minecraft, complete with Minecraft Blocks recorded on the device.
Microsoft plans to hold its annual E3 press conference on Sunday, June 9 at 1PM PT / 4PM ET. The company promises to “go big” this year, and the purple Xbox One S will likely be a part of Microsoft E3 announcements. Microsoft will also discuss its plans for the xCloud game streaming service, with a new one rumored to be released. Gears 5 game a Fable reboot, and the next generation of the Xbox console “Anaconda”.