Today, Microsoft announced a new tier of Game Pass calledwhich allows you to bundle all of their subscriptions under a $14.99-a-month price tag. It’s a good deal, but here’s an even better one: Microsoft gave a number of these subscriptions away during their E3 presentation in a pretty cool Easter egg that most of us probably missed.
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It happens quickly, during a small portion ofWhen Master Chief wakes from his slumber, a variety of diagnostics scurry across his screen. Some people thought this text looked like codes, so they tried plugging them into their Xbox. Turns out, Microsoft was hiding a number of vouchers for Game Pass Ultimate in the trailers, as fans on social media are attesting to:
so we were messing about on theE3 briefing when I saw some codes from the halo showcase and it turns out it was a code for 12 month xbox game pass ultimate subscription
— StaySideways (@ApexDriftz)
Thanks for the free 6 months of Game Pass Ultimate! (codes are in the Halo Infinite trailer :P)
— Justin // will code for (@xichocolate)
Unfortunately, eagle-eyed viewers have nabbed all the available codes. Bummer. But still, pretty cool secret, huh? (, hiding codes for free copies of The Witcher 3 in a trailer for Cyberpunk 2077.)
The Game Pass Ultimate allows players to enjoy a variety of games on a subscription model, for both Xbox and PC — and it also throws in a month of Xbox Live Gold for good measure.
Halo Infinite is out during holiday 2020, as a launch title for Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s next-generation console.