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.
Get your winter clothes on and hit the slopes with a limited-time skiing theme for the surf game in Microsoft Edge 96! Can you avoid the yeti while taking a trip down memory lane?🎿
Type edge://surf/ into Microsoft Edge to play! pic.twitter.com/EJObcaTSGyGet your winter clothes on and hit the slopes with a limited-time skiing theme for the surf game in Microsoft Edge 96! Can you avoid the yeti while taking a trip down memory lane?🎿
Type edge://surf/ into Microsoft Edge to play! pic.twitter.com/EJObcaTSGy— Microsoft Edge Dev (@MSEdgeDev) November 23, 2021November 23, 2021
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.
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Microsoft Edge is a popular browser available on several platforms. It includes a mini-game that has a winter mode for a limited time.
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