'Eyes First' games from Microsoft let you control the action with your eyes

What you need to know

  • Microsoft released four games that can be controlled with your eyes.
  • These games use Windows 10's eye-tracking APIs.
  • The games can also be played with a mouse or touch.

Microsoft has released four games that can be played with your eyes using eye-tracking technology. Tile Slide (opens in new tab), Match Two (opens in new tab), Double Up (opens in new tab), and Maze (opens in new tab) are all reimagined versions of popular games that utilize Windows 10's eye-tracking APIs.

"Tile Slide" is a puzzle game that challenges you to complete puzzles in the fewest possible moves. "Match Two" is a memory game. "Double Up" is a math strategy game and "Maze" has you help a lost puppy.

The release of these games aims to increase accessibility and is part of a continued effort by Microsoft to make gaming and computing available to all users.

Each of these titles is free and works with Windows 10 eye-tracking. To use eye-tracking, you'll need hardware such as the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C. If you'd like, you can also play all of these games with either touch or a mouse.

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Sean Endicott
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Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at sean.endicott@futurenet.com (opens in new tab).

1 Comment
  • i wish this eye tracking to be available everywhere, it would be awesome