Halo TV Series Comes to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate With Free Paramount+ Trial

Posted on March 24, 2022 by Laurent Giret in Games, Music + Videos with 8 Comments

The much-anticipated Halo TV series is making its big debut today on Paramount+, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will be able to watch it for free. For a limited time, Microsoft is offering a 30-day Paramount+ trial to Ultimate members in markets where the streaming service is available.

This free trial can be grabbed in the Perks section of the Xbox Game Pass dashboard on Xbox consoles, and it can also be claimed in the Xbox Game Pass apps for iOS and Android and the Xbox app for PC. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members have been able to enjoy monthly exclusive perks for Halo Infinite since the game launched last fall, and this free Paramount+ trial is pretty great fan service.

After claiming the perk, Xbox Game Pass ultimate will need to activate their free trial on the Paramount+ website. Be aware that these codes will only work for new subscribers, and the offer will also expire after May 23, 2022.

Paramount+ is currently only available in the US, Latin America, Canada, the Nordics, and Australia, but the streaming service is expected to launch in select European markets in the second half of 2022. Early reviews for this new Halo TV series seem to be positive so far, and it’s a bit unfortunate that its availability will be quite limited at launch.

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Comments (8)

8 responses to “Halo TV Series Comes to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate With Free Paramount+ Trial”

  1. jeffrye

    The real question though - Is the show worth watching?

    • safesax2002

      That's why they are offering the free trial...

    • gregsedwards

      First episode seems decent. It's definitely going for the mature teen/adult. There's a lot of gratuitous violence. The aliens look pretty good, but they're not terribly menacing. I'm still trying to decide whether this takes place somewhere in the Halo game timeline or it's supposed to be a completely standalone story.

    • spacein_vader

      Initially it seems to be VERY erm... Paramount. Make of that what you will.

  2. CaymanDreamin

    For anyone using T-Mobile, I got a year of Paramount+ for free. Check to see if your plan qualifies.

  3. Rob_Wade

    I honestly don't know why we still have the Ultimate pass. We don't game on the console. We certainly have NO interest in Paramount+. Just like we'll never throw money away on Disney. The only time we actually use the Xbox One anymore is for the Blueray player. I guess when that finally dies we'll toss the Xbox and the Ultimate pass along with it. That savings will at least get us a couple of gallons of gas.

  4. StevenLayton

    Obligatory "Not yet in my country" comment from a Brit.

  5. ColleenHicks

    The most beautiful characters are aliens that are not very scary. can i see more on free apps?