Fans of Stanger Things will be able to code games, make mini-movies, and play games related to Stranger Things at Microsoft Stores throughout the country. This is yet another tie-in between Microsoft and the popular show from Netflix.
Microsoft has been teasing its arrival all week, and now it's here: Windows 1.11. Well, sort of. The promotional tie-in with Netflix's Stranger Things has you playing through a mystery via none other than a recreated version of Windows 1.0.
Windows users can compute like it's 1985 thanks to the Windows Throwback theme pack from Microsoft. The theme includes nine wallpapers inspired by classic computing and sound effects that shipped with PCs decades ago.
Microsoft has been quite the tease on social media this week, announcing Windows 1.0 with a tie-in with the latest season of Netflix's Stranger Things. Now, the company is extending that tease by revealing something is coming on July 8.
Today, Netflix released Stranger Things 3 on its streaming service. The show picks up after the events of Stranger Things 2, and dramatically increases the danger from there. If you want to relive the adventures, you can pick up Stranger Things 3: The Game on Xbox One, too.
Microsoft's social media team is having a bit of fun with a sizzler video and a callback to Windows 1.0 today, but what's even stranger is it appears the company is teasing something. Exactly what that is is anyone's guess.
A few days ago, Telltale Games announced that the studio was in the process of closing down, and that only 25 employees would remain to finish off a project. One of the games that was in development at the studio was Stranger Things.