Microsoft Solitaire News & Update: Microsoft Makes A PC Favorite Game, Solitaire, Available to iOS & Android. How To Get The App For Free?

By KILAT , Updated Nov 25, 2016 08:23 AM EST

Anybody who ever owned a PC had the chance to play Microsoft Solitaire. The game has been around for more than 25 years. Microsoft considers its version as the number 1 solitaire game in the world.

Now Microsoft is bringing Solitaire to iOS and Android. iPhone and Android users can now download Microsoft Solitaire Collection game.

Appadvice reported that the Microsoft Solitaire Collection includes five Solitaire games and daily challenges. The five Solitaire games are Klondlike, Spider, FreeCell, Pyramid and Tripeaks.

Klondlike is the timeless and classic Microsoft Solitaire where a player can clear all the cards from the table using one or three cards per draw. It comes with the traditional or Vegas scoring.

Spider mode is the Microsoft Solitaire game where a player is given eight columns of cards to clear with the least amount of moves. Players can try single suit or challenge themselves with four suits.

FreeCell is a strategy Microsoft Solitaire game where a player uses four extra cells to move the cards and try to clear all the cards from the table. There are rewards for players who think several moves ahead.

Pyramid mode for Microsoft Solitaire is combining two cards that add up to 13 to remove them from the table. Players are challenged to reach the top of the pyramid and clear as many boards as they can. Tripeaks is another mode where players select cards in a sequence. They earn combo points. Players have to clear as many boards as they can with the limited deals.

For players who don't know the games, instructions and mechanics pop up the first time a player opens a game mode. The how to play button is also accessible from the menu which you can click anytime.

The Verge reported that Microsoft Solitaire Collection has daily challenges aside from the five modes. The daily challenges keep the player coming back to the game in exchange for special rewards, by solving all five modes in different difficulty levels.Players with Xbox Live gamertag or Microsoft account can sign in to unlock Xbox Live achievements, compete with other players, earn Gamerscore, sync  game progress across iOS, Android and Windows devices.

The Microsoft Solitaire Collection is available in the APP Store for free. It is compatible with iPhone, iPod, iPod Touch and iPad.

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