The Adventures of Ninja Cat continue with new 'Beyond' theme for Windows 10

A few weeks ago, Microsoft released a theme pack for Windows 10 through the Store. Called "The Adventures of Ninja Cat" the nine-image theme pack with bright colors and whimsical cattiness became one of the top installs. The theme pack maintains a five-star rating despite one of the images featuring a footless cat (once you see it…).

Evidently, the kit was so popular a new eleven-image pack has just been released called "The Adventures of Ninja Cat Beyond," which is funny. The images vary from the cat hiking, swimming, and more. Interestingly, there are a few dark, minimal backgrounds as well that offer a very different feel than the previous release.

With the same art style and bold colors, this pack looks to be another hit, and we hope to see more. Grab it now for free from the Store on your Windows 10 PC.

Daniel Rubino
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Daniel Rubino is the Editor-in-chief of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been here covering Microsoft since 2007 when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Microsoft Surface, laptops, next-gen computing, and for some reason, watches. Before all this tech stuff, he worked on a Ph.D. in linguistics and ran the projectors at movie theaters, which has done absolutely nothing for his career.

32 Comments
  • These things are so fun. Really like putting it on "shuffle" with changing every 30 mins on my desktop, every hour on laptop.
  • It's great. Getting it on my Pro 4.
  • I had the Ninja Cat diding the Unicorn sticker on my Surface Pro 3 until I got my SP4.  I like this goofy stuff.  Microsoft needs to find more ways to have fun with this fans besides Xbox.
  • An article on the origins of Ninja Cat would be of interest to fans.
  • You mean like the one they did back in March 2015?
  • theme=a few wallpapers set to change every 30 min
  • In this case. It also can include changes to the accent color, mouse cursor, and system sounds (Such as startup, shutdown, and dialog box popup noises)
  • This is cool stuff. I've used ninja cat 🐱 wallpaper since anniversary update. Now, I'm using the ninja cat theme. I'll move to 'beyond' soon. 😃
  • Too busy. Harder to see my desktop icons. I rather macros and not busy scenery.
  • Who keeps desktop icons anymore lol
  • Uhhhh, lots of people (myself included). Like everyone I know. Sure, putting stuff in OneDrive is nice and all that, but for easy access, nothing beats right on the desktop. :)
  • What has this to do with OneDrive? He was talking about "icons" not about a bunch of files. I have the most recently files and some programs on the desktop. But most programs are pinned to the start menu.
  • I have stuff on the desktop but the icons are hidden
  • The only icon I have on my desktop is my **** bucket.
  • MS should make some stories, movies about Ninja Cat. Like spy movies, lampoon movies, etc
  • 2 questions: 1.  Is this theme just a background wallpaper? 2.  Can you suggest via your inside connections to MS that they should add more functionality and personalization to their themes, such as sounds?  I think there used to be a robot sounds theme back in tha XP or earlier days that I loved.  I wonder if that theme is available somewhere in the intertubes. Keep the fun stuff coming.  Thanks!
  • We need a ninja cat 2D Jump n' Run. Fight those apples and little green robots.
  • I still don't understand how we can publish themes on Windows 10. :/
  • Meow!
  • Can't download. It says "Something happened on our end. Please try again later". Bum. The first one just keeps on downloading. Sigh.
  • Love to see a Ninja Cat game
  • Personally, rather they focus on development than themes and games etc. Fun wallpapers though.
  • Does it have 3440x1440 wallpapers?
  • I have lived in the UK for a while now and I decided to visit my parents and friends in Nigeria and to my surprise all the premium computers I have seen in public places has been the surface pro 3 and 4. my brother-in-law was given the surface pro 4 where he works. I think Microsoft must have nailed it with their surface tablets/laptops.
  • I don't like cats.
  • I don't like your profile picture.
  • lol at least I have one!
  • Wait what? This app is messing up the profile pics on my phone. Thought you have the Trump bible one.
  • yep avatars are messed up on insider mobile and desktop Windows Central app, mine is a clever fox not Donald trump or whatever he`s called
  • Could someone explain to me how Ninja Cat came to be?
  • does Bing search not work for you?
    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20160804-00/?p=94025
  • Thanks Richard.