Hlatshwayo has long since been linked with a Pirates move, having also previously revealed exclusively to Kick Off Magazine his interest in one day donning the black and white.
The 30-year-old has finally made the switch after the sale of Bidvest Wits paved the way for him, given the club's reluctance to let go of one of their biggest assets in the past.
'Tyson' has since confirmed previous attempts by The Buccaneers to lure him across to Rand Stadium, while explaining how it came about that he put pen to paper on what is believed to be a five-year deal.
"Obviously, growing up in Soweto, one always dreams to play for one of the big teams and to play for Bafana Bafana. The timing was just right. I felt I was ready to make the move."