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Microsoft Edge surf game turns into yeti escape nightmare for the holidays

Edge Yeti
Edge Yeti (Image credit: Microsoft)

Edge Surf Game Snow

Source: Microsoft (Image credit: Source: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • The Microsoft Edge surf game has switched to a skiing game for a limited time.
  • In the game, you now slalom between obstacles while voiding a yeti.
  • Normally, the surf game in Edge has players cruise along the ocean on a surfboard.

Microsoft Edge is getting into the holiday spirit with an update to its surf game. For a limited time, the surf game within Microsoft Edge will have players ski downhill rather than surf along the ocean. As you slalom between wintery obstacles, such as snowmen, evergreen trees, and lodges, you'll need to escape from a yeti.

The surf game within Microsoft Edge is a mini-game that receives a lot of love from enthusiasts and the development team of the browser. The Edge Dev Twitter account recently showed off the winterized version of the title.

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While the Edge Dev team highlighted the limited-time version of the game, you can play it from any version of Microsoft Edge that's been updated to version 96. That includes the stable version of Edge available on Windows 11 and Windows 10.

Microsoft did not specify how long the game will be in its wintery mode. The play the surf game in Microsoft Edge, navigate to edge://surf in the browser.

Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at

  • Ski Free! At least almost.
  • Good lord! I had nightmares about that stupid yeti as a kid. 😂 Was almost impossible to get away from him.
  • The nightmare is reborn for all of us, just like Microsoft wants.
  • I need to let my own kids try it out so we can commiserate together.
  • How do I change the Ski Slopes game back to the Let's Surf game?