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Microsoft Launches Classic Solitaire Game on iOS

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Microsoft today launched the "Microsoft Solitaire Collection" on iOS and Android, a package of classic Solitaire games that include Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid, and Tripeaks. As noted by The Verge, Microsoft's version of Solitaire has been available on Windows for more than 25 years, but this marks the first time that the game has been extended to other platforms.


The app will offer daily challenges for players, with four varying levels of difficulty, and Xbox Live integration will let anyone with a subscription to Microsoft's console service sign into their account, compete with friends, and earn achievements. Cloud saves will allow for multi-device use as well.
The World's #1 Solitaire game is now on iPhone and iPad! For over 25 years, Microsoft Solitaire Collection remains one of the most played games of all time and is now available FREE for your iPhone or iPad! The Microsoft Solitaire Collection offers FIVE of the best Solitaire card games in one app!
Microsoft Solitaire Collection is available to download for free from the iOS App Store [Direct Link], and there's also a premium upgrade that gets rid of ads, includes double rewards bonuses, and offers other incentives for $1.99 per month.

Article Link: Microsoft Launches Classic Solitaire Game on iOS
 

tkukoc

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I'll give it a shot with ads.. if they get to be insane then I'll delete it. 2.00 a month is nuts! Just put the app up for 5.00 total and live with it. Have addon's for 99 cents each like add your own graphics for the cards or something. But 2.00 a month, for a card game? Not going to happen!
 

Tubamajuba

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Who in their right mind is going to pay $24 a year just to play Solitaire with no ads? $2 one time charge? Fine. Heck, a $10 one time charge wouldn't be unreasonable. But an ongoing subscription? No way.

This is why my Windows 10 PC has the original Windows 9x Solitaire on it instead of this bloated, ad filled (or expensive- you choose!) piece of crap.
 

mkeeley

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Who in their right mind is going to pay $24 a year just to play Solitaire with no ads? $2 one time charge? Fine. Heck, a $10 one time charge wouldn't be unreasonable. But an ongoing subscription? No way.

This is why my Windows 10 PC has the original Windows 9x Solitaire on it instead of this bloated, ad filled (or expensive- you choose!) piece of crap.

You underestimate how stupid some people are.
 

Black Magic

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Who in their right mind is going to pay $24 a year just to play Solitaire with no ads? $2 one time charge? Fine. Heck, a $10 one time charge wouldn't be unreasonable. But an ongoing subscription? No way.

This is why my Windows 10 PC has the original Windows 9x Solitaire on it instead of this bloated, ad filled (or expensive- you choose!) piece of crap.

Microsoft is seeing revenue drop with PC and Windows adoption so they are going after other revenue streams like cloud and subscriptions. Good luck on that as I will not partake.

If you want an even greater laugh, take a look at the prices here:

https://www.microsoftstore.com/stor...0?icid=Surface_Cat_ModB_NEWSurfaceBook_103116
 

mojomaniak

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Nintendo is going to 1-Up them come December, even if it's a ridiculous $10 to unlock the entire game.
 
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