1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       31 Aug 2016 #1

    Microsoft Solitaire Collection hits milestone: 100 million unique user

    Today, Paul Jensen, Studio Manager of Microsoft Casual Games announced on Xbox Wire that Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows has reached more than 100 million unique users.

    To commemorate the milestone, we’re sharing a few facts you might not know about Microsoft Solitaire Collection and details on a new game feature that will take your Solitaire gameplay to the next level!

    Some facts you might not know about Microsoft Solitaire Collection

    • In its 26-year run, Solitaire still remains one of the most played games of all time on any Windows OS and with today’s Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows 10 and Windows 8, that legacy continues.

    • On average, 55 million Microsoft Solitaire Collection games are played per day – that’s equivalent to 20 billion games per year, 2.29 million each hour and 38,194 each minute.

    • You can earn some serious gamer cred by playing. Since Microsoft Solitaire Collection added support for Xbox Live when it came to Windows 10 and 8, the game has awarded more than 1.3 Gamerscore to players to date.

    Events Coming to Microsoft Solitaire Collection

    The Solitaire team is introducing a new game mode called Events, available this fall. If you’ve ever wanted to play Solitaire while winning awards and seeing how you stack up against your friends and the community, now’s your chance to get in on the action. With Events, you can play your favorite games and build your Solitaire legacy.

    Join the millions of fans already playing Microsoft Solitaire Collection, available for free in the Windows Store today.

    Source: Microsoft Solitaire Collection hits milestone: 100 million unique users | Windows Experience Blog
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 146
    Win 7 8 and 10
       31 Aug 2016 #2

    Well when you take away the built in games from 7 and older and you force them into the APP what did they expect.
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  3.    31 Aug 2016 #3

    Seems Microsoft has a fixation with numbers. They are always announcing 'milestone' numbers, Microsoft hits xyz number of visitors blah, blah, blah. Honestly, I am becoming skeptical of all this tooting of their own horns. How would anyone be able to disprove it? and does it even really matter?
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  4. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,194
    Windows 10 IoT
       01 Sep 2016 #4

    No different than any other big tech company though? They all tout the numbers. Not saying its right or wrong, just that they aren't the only ones doing it.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,431
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       01 Sep 2016 #5

    I love playing this Game gives me hours of enjoyment.
    Also Mahjong.
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  6. Joined : Apr 2016
    Manchester, U.K.
    Posts : 284
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       02 Sep 2016 #6

    I wonder how many of those users have paid to go add free. Not many I bet.
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  7. Joined : Jul 2016
    Posts : 38
    W7 Dual Boot/Windows 10 Pro
       03 Sep 2016 #7

    You can copy and paste literally the old games from XP to Windows 10 and they work. I've done it. Don't fall for any micro transaction Micro$haft scam.

    Here's Pinball.

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    and Spider Solitare

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