We're used to cool Easter eggs in video game software, but rarely do we see them in video game hardware.

Yesterday, Microsoft's Mike Ybarra teased the Easter Egg in a tweet, without giving away the details:

It turns out Microsoft tucked away Master Chief, the star of the Halo series, inside the recently-released Xbox One S. Most of us will never see it in the flesh.

Ifixit spotted the Easter egg as part of its Xbox One S teardown, a little Master Chief etched onto the console's optical disc drive bracket. Here's the pic:

1
Image courtesy of ifixit.

Pretty cool! Or is it a cunning Microsoft trap to get Xbox One owners to void their warranty?

Let's go with pretty cool!

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (34)

About the author

Wesley Yin-Poole

Wesley Yin-Poole

Deputy Editor

Wesley is Eurogamer's deputy editor. He likes news, interviews, and more news. He also likes Street Fighter more than anyone can get him to shut up about it.

More articles by Wesley Yin-Poole

Comments (34)

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related