Solitaire for Windows 8 1.0.0.31

Fun rendition of solitaire, favorite card game of many

  • Vote:
    5.6 (71)
  • Category:

    Cards

  • Version:

    1.0.0.31

  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

The most downloaded free game in the Windows Store, Solitaire for Windows 8, offers five challenging solitaire card games: the classic Klondike version as well as Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid and TriPeaks.

Pros

  • For the first time in 20 years, Microsoft did not include a desktop version of solitaire in its system. This solitaire collection makes up for that omission.
  • Solitaire for Windows 8 games are suitable for nearly all ages.
  • Five games are included in this one download, so players can enjoy new and different card game challenges.
  • The classic Klondike solitaire game allows players to choose one- or three-card draw, Vegas or standard scoring and timekeeping.
  • Players can customize their themes with their own digitized photos or choose different themes for card deck styles, face-card photos, background styles and fun game effects.
  • Daily challenges keep the games interesting and fresh.
  • The collection works on touch screen computers as well as with traditional mouse and keyboard controls.
  • Players can re-set their gameplay statistics.
  • In-game medals are awarded when players complete various objectives in each mode.
  • Players connect to their Xbox accounts to earn game achievements.
  • The games work on PCs as well as tablets and Windows phones.

Cons

  • To download the game collection, users must agree to the terms that allow Microsoft to access the player's "Pictures" folder.
  • The game doesn't look or feel exactly like the classic Windows desktop solitaire game.
  • Early versions of the game presented issues with the Daily Challenge Leaderboards and a few other glitches, so players who want a more functional version need to make sure they are downloading the newest version.
  • Past Windows upgrades have caused Solitaire for Windows 8 players to receive 01600 or 002000 error messages and lose their ability to connect to Xbox.

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