Mahjong gets a major update for Windows 10

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The Microsoft Casual Games team is adding a lot of new and exciting features to Mahjong. As posted in the Xbox Blog;

“Microsoft Mahjong, the classic tile-matching game, is now updated for Windows 10 with Daily Challenges, a new look and feel, and 20 new puzzles exclusively for Windows 10. Fans can now enjoy a total of more than 40 puzzles for hours of tile-matching fun!”

The Mahjong app was previously updated for Windows 8, Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. Now, the team is applying a new coat of varnish to the cherished game. Classics such as Solitaire and Mahjong, will continue on and Microsoft is making sure to maintain its constant efforts to ensure the legacy goes on.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new additions in the Mahjong app update for Windows:

  • Variety of New Themes – Enjoy gorgeous graphics and relaxing sounds with multiple visual themes to choose from. Complete puzzles at four levels of difficulty – perfect for Mahjong beginners and experts alike.

  • Daily Challenges – Take your tile-matching skills to the next level as you work your way through Daily Challenges, including unique gameplay modes such as Golden Tiles, where your goal is to uncover and match the hidden pairs of golden tiles. You can also earn special badges by completing!

  • Undo System – You can rewind the game back to any spot to fix mistakes or take a different approach.

  • Xbox Live Integration – With added Xbox Live integration, fans can earn Achievements and Gamerscore, compete with your friends on the leaderboards and track your personal statistics. Plus, if you sign in with a Microsoft account, your progress is stored in the cloud, so you can play the game on any device without missing a beat.

Since the app is now a Universal Windows App, users can enjoy the relaxing, exciting experience of playing Mahjong on both Windows 10 PCs and Windows 10 mobile devices.

Don’t have the Mahjong app? Download it here from Windows Store and let us know in the comments how you like its daily challenges.

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