The unique Xbox got here out almost twenty years in the past this yr, 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 learn 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 reality, work.

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

This isn’t the one Easter egg you’ll find on the unique Xbox. There’s a extra generally identified Easter egg, which you’ll activate by going into the audio CD ripping display screen on the console, and naming the brand new rip “<<Eggsβox>>” which might set off a hidden credit score roll. Nevertheless, in accordance with 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 search out out extra about that sooner or later.

If you wish to be taught extra curiosities in regards to the authentic Xbox, it’s totally a lot value trying out our Podcast Unlocked particular 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 Affiliate Tech Editor at IGN. You may observe her on Twitter @TayNixster.

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