Halo: The Master Chief Collection – How to Change Your Username or Nickname

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  • Jorge Can’t Have All the Big Guns Achievement Guide.
  • How to Get Workers’ Compensation Achievement.
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  • Solo Legendary Guide (Halo: Reach).
  • Tips & Tricks (for Multiplayer).

Some people are a little confused when their name shows a generated Username/Nickname in the MCC. Or maybe you just want to change it altogether. Here’s a quick and clear guide for you all on how to change your user name!

Changing Username or Nickname in Halo: The Master Chief Collection


  • Go to: Xbox.com.
  • Sign in to your profile.
  • Click your name on the top right.
  • Click on “Xbox Profile”.
  • Next to your Profile Picture click the “Customize” box.
  • Click the Pencil Icon next to your username.
  • Set this to whatever username you’d like.
  • Click Save.
  • Launch Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
  • At the Main Menu click the “People Icon” on the top right.
  • Click on your own name and Select “Change Account”.

This will log you out of MCC itself. Finally, log back into your account on MCC.

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