Microsoft Minesweeper App Gets Updated for Windows 8.1, 10

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The popular Microsoft Minesweeper app from the Windows Store has been finally optimized to get full support for Windows 8.1
microsoft minesweeper windows 8.1In Windows 8, Microsoft’s popular Minesweeper game has gotten a complete overhaul, becoming even more interesting to be played on desktop and touch devices. For those that know how the old Minesweeper looked like, they know what I’m talking about – the new games is totally different, with awesome graphics and entertaining gameplay.

minesweeper windows 8That’s why Microsoft Minesweeper is one of the Windows 8 games that I consider to be among the best, and I’ve installed the app on my tablet since day one. I was pleasantly surprised to discover in the Windows Store that the game has finally been made available with full support for Windows 8.1. Here’s how the full release note reads like:

  • Optimized for Windows 8.1!
  • General bug fixes & optimizations
  • Added the ability to reset your statistics!

It might seem odd at first that Microsoft, who is the maker behind the game, has released an update so late, but, hey, let’s be glad it’s here. Besides update for Windows 8.1, the update also fix some annoying bugs and also adds the ability to reset the statistics of your games. Inside the game, you can choose to play the Classic Minesweeper mode with the good ol’ rules or opt for the nrand new Adventure Mode.

microsoft minesweeper windows 8You also get daily challenges and since the game is made by Microsoft, obviously, it’s Xbox enabled. If your gaming session gets interrupted, you can pause and resume later on. Use the link from below to download the updated Microsoft Minesweeper app on your Windows 8.1 device or Windows RT 8.1

Download Microsoft Minesweeper for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1