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20-Year-Old Original Xbox Easter Egg Revealed

The unique Xbox got here out practically twenty years in the past this 12 months, and a credit Easter egg on its dashboard has lain undiscovered for that total time.
Kotaku obtained a tip from a developer who labored on the unique Xbox console, who defined find out how to set off the key, which shows a credit scene itemizing those that labored on the Xbox Dashboard. Kotaku examined out the trick and confirmed it does, in fact, work.

To entry this newly found Easter egg, you’ll need to go to “Music,” and insert an audio CD. On the Audio CD display, you may want to pick “Copy,” then click on “Copy” once more after which select “New Soundtrack.” It will then ask you to rename the soundtrack title, which you have to rename ‘Timmyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!’ (sure, with precisely 26 Ys)Once the console finishes copying the tracks, head again to the principle menu on the console’s dashboard, click on on “Settings,” then “System Info.” A brand new display itemizing will seem that was not beforehand there, and it comprises an inventory of 4 members that had been part of the “Xbox Dashboard Team.”

This will not be the one Easter egg you’ll find on the unique Xbox. There is a more commonly known Easter egg, which you’ll activate by going into the audio CD ripping display on the console, and naming the brand new rip “<<Eggsβox>>” which might set off a hidden credit score roll. However, based on the unique Xbox creator Seamus Blackley, there seems to be at least one more undiscovered Easter egg for the console. It has one thing to do with the console’s boot animation, however we’ll want to seek out out extra about that sooner or later.

If you wish to study extra curiosities in regards to the unique Xbox, it’s extremely a lot price trying out our Podcast Unlocked special with Phil Spencer, Peter Moore and Blackley, with the three Xbox legends revealing many tales in regards to the creation of Microsoft’s machine.

Taylor is the Associate Tech Editor at IGN. You can observe her on Twitter @TayNixster.

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