Microsoft's secret Xbox Easter egg finally discovered after 20 years

The original Xbox was released in 2001 (Image credit: Microsoft/Future owns)

From Google's various logo gimmicks to Sony's hidden symbols on the PS5 DualSense controller, tech companies are known to hide fun Easter eggs for fans. But while they're usually spotted pretty quickly, here's one that's only just been revealed after 20 years. 

A developer who worked on the original Xbox, released in 2001, has lifted the lid on a secret credit screen hiding in the console's dashboard – and it seems this one had completely passed the usually vigilant Xbox community by. If you fancy your chances of getting hold of the latest Xbox, here's where to buy an Xbox Series X.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.