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Xbox One Lightning Fast Code Redeeming Process

by Ron Duwell | November 7, 2013November 7, 2013 9:30 pm PST

How quickly can you redeem a code on Xbox One? It has to be under six seconds, I guess, since Microsoft was able to fit it into the length of an uncut Vine.

Well, check out this clever little video from Director of Programming for the Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb.

BOOM! Just like that. Point the card into the Kinect and like lightning, the code is redeemed and you can download your purchase.

I’m impressed. I had thought I was fine with just typing in my codes painstakingly through the on screen-keyboard and analog sticks, but after seeing Microsoft put the Kinect to such good use, I’d love to try it.

I bet redeeming the code is half the fun.

Major Nelson

Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not...