Microsoft Solitaire Collection for Windows 10 to add new Events mode soon

The Microsoft Solitaire Collection game for Windows 10 will be adding a new Events mode in the near future. The new mode is designed to give players awards while they play the free-to-play virtual card game. Microsoft is promoting Events mode with the humorous video clip seen below.

Xbox Wire has a little more info on the mode:

If you've ever wanted to play Solitaire while winning tons of awards and seeing how you stack up against your friends and the community, now's your chance to get in on the action. With Events, you can play your favorite games and build your Solitaire legacy.

Events will be added to Microsoft Solitaire Collection sometime this fall. The game will also be coming to iOS and Android devices for the first time later this year as well.

Microsoft also noted that over 100 million unique users have now played Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows 8 and 10 PC and Mobile devices. It has offered up some interesting facts on the game as well

  • On average, 55 million Microsoft Solitaire Collection games are played per day – that's equivalent to 20 billion games per year, 2.29 million each hour and 38,194 each minute.
  • You can earn some serious Xbox Live gamer cred by playing. Since Microsoft Solitaire Collection added support for Xbox Live when it released on Windows 10 and 8, the game has awarded more than 1.3 billion Gamerscore to players to date.

Download Microsoft Solitaire Collection from the Windows Store

John Callaham