Dear Microsoft Casual Games Players,
After careful consideration, Microsoft Casual Games Studio has made the difficult decision to no longer support our game experiences on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 operating systems.
It is with deep regret that we are unable to dedicate the necessary resources to continue providing these beloved games on this platform. There are several ways you can continue playing your favorite Microsoft Casual Games without interruption.
- Upgrade your device to Windows 10 (click here)
- Play free on the website, MSN Games (click here)
- Play free on mobile, iOS or Android. (click here)
The following games are no longer available on Windows 8 and 8.1:
- Microsoft Solitaire Collection
- Microsoft Mahjong
- Microsoft Sudoku
- Microsoft Wordament
- Microsoft Minesweeper
- Microsoft Jigsaw
- Microsoft Jackpot
- Microsoft Taptiles
- Microsoft Number Puzzle
- Microsoft Bingo
The transition from the Windows 8 platform began on December 14, 2020, with the official expiration on April 5, 2021. We have enjoyed being part of your daily choice of games and hope you will continue to play with us on Windows 10, MSN Games, iOS, and Android.
If you have questions, or further inquiries about this announcement, please visit our Customer Support FAQs here.
Microsoft Casual Games Team