Sony's PlayStation 4 goes white with help from Destiny

The game, made by Bungie, will launch on September 9 in the bundle, and include a 30-day trial membership to Sony's online service network, PlayStation Plus.

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Sony's white PlayStation 4. Josh Miller/CNET

Sony's PlayStation 4, which has heretofore come only in black, will be available in white later this year.

Sony kicked off its press conference at the E3 gaming conference on Monday showing the new Bungie-developed game Destiny. The title, which will be available on the PlayStation 4 first and hit store shelves in the fall, is part of a white PlayStation 4 bundle.

The bundle, which will launch on September 9, includes a white PlayStation 4, a white PlayStation 4 controller featuring a black front touchpad, and a 30-day trial to Sony's online service network, PlayStation Plus.

Destiny is the first major launch from Bungie, the game company that launched the Halo franchise and bought its way back to independence by handing over that franchise to its former owner, Microsoft. The game is expected to deliver first-person-shooter functions while bringing on massively multiplayer online role-playing game elements. It's arguably one of the most anticipated games of the year, due in large part to the company behind it.

According to Sony, PlayStation 4 gamers will be able to get their hands on a Destiny Beta starting July 17.

To find out what else Sony is announcing at E3, click here to see CNET's Sony liveblog.

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