How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme

How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme
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Want the Secret Starfield Xbox theme? Any Xbox player hyped for the imminent release of Bethesda Studios’ new space-faring RPG will want the opportunity to show off their love for the game. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect solution.

While we’ve already walked PC players through the best Starfield wallpapers out there, console players have the fortune of themes – wallpaper, icon and colour packages that theme your home screen menu around certain topics or games. Here, we’re going to walk you through how you can unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme and put it on display.

How to get the secret Starfield theme for xbox

To get the secret Starfield background, you need to own the Starfield exclusive controller. It’s a bit of a catch, sure, but if you do own the controller, then this serves as a nice extra perk. Assuming you own or plan to own the controller, follow these steps below to then get access to the theme itself and set it up on your console.

  • Step 1: Load up your console home screen and head to Settings.
How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme: Step 1.
  • Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Personalisation’ tab and open it.
How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme: Step 2.
  • Step 3: Go to ‘My Backgrounds’ under the Personalisation menu.
How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme: Step 3.
  • Step 4: Select ‘Dynamic Backgrounds’ and turn it on.
How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme: Step 4.
  • Step 5: Scroll across to the ‘Xbox’ tab.
How to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme: Step 5.
  • Step 6: Find and select the Starfield theme, which should be under this tab.

Follow these steps and you’ll have your hands on the theme in no time. It’s a simple but striking theme, applying the flowing linearity of the game’s star map design to your background.

That covers how to unlock the secret Starfield Xbox theme. Still restless as your preload or download ticks away? Why not check out more about the game in the meantime? If you want to learn all about Starfield outposts, or the many Starfield Companions who’ll be joining you on your journeys, we’ve got you covered.