Microsoft creates special edition Xbox One S in Memory of Paul Walker

Microsoft has revealed a special Xbox One S created in honor of late Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker. The new custom designed console Has a custom a custom bright green and blue decal . The design was  modeled after Walker’s first car from The Fast and Furious franchise , Which was seen in the first film’s opening scene , Also this was the first time both him  and Vin Diesel went head to head in a race. The console is signed by Walker’s close friends and fellow actors from the franchise including Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, Cody Walker, Paul Walker’s brother, and several others.

paul walker  microsoft xbox one s

 

The console will be raffled off on October 1st to raise funds at a charity gaming livestream event called Game4Paul. The event is run by Microsoft and Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW), a non-profit group that works in disaster relief that Walker formed. Each raffle ticket costs $20, and proceeds will benefit ROWW. “The team put a lot of thought into this custom console design and we are thrilled to pay homage to Paul’s unforgettable Fast and Furious character,” saidAaron Greenberg, GM of Games Marketing at Xbox in a statement.


“I loved the idea of Xbox going back to when it first started for Paul and The Fast and the Furious with this awesome custom console design,” said Cody Walker, Paul’s brother and CEO of Reach Out WorldWide. “It’s so important for the work of ROWW to continue and we’re so appreciative of Xbox designing this Xbox One S and raffling it off as part of our Game4Paul livestream.”

“Our Xbox family is so proud to play a very small part in remembering Paul’s great career and work with ROWW,” said Aaron Greenberg, GM of Games Marketing at Xbox. “The team put a lot of thought into this custom console design and we are thrilled to pay homage to Paul unforgettable Fast and Furious character.”

Reach Out Worldwide describes itself as “a network of professionals with first responder skill-sets who augment local expertise when natural disasters strike in order to accelerate relief efforts.” Prominent on the organization’s website now is an effort to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Fans who want to take part in the raffle or anyone looking to support ROWW can contribute and watch Game4Paul live at www.game4paul.com, and through the Mixer Xbox ChannelTwitch Xbox Channel and Cody Walker’s Facebook page.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *