Get A Gift Card For Playing Microsoft Solitaire Collection!

Microsoft Solitaire Contest

Want a chance to win a $25 Microsoft Digital Gift Code for playing Solitaire? Well this is the moment you’ve all been waiting for – YOUR chance to test your skills on the same challenges used in the Microsoft Solitaire Internal Tournament!

We will be adding a new Star Club collection on Monday, June 22nd called “25th Anniversary Tournament” which will contain all the challenges used in the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals of the tournament.

In addition to the new Star Club collection, we will be giving away $25 Microsoft Digital Gift Codes to the first 250 people that can prove they have completed the 25th Anniversary Tournament Star Club collection!

To submit an entry, you will need to complete ALL the challenges in the 25th Anniversary Star Club Tournament collection in Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows 8 or Windows 8.1. Once you have completed all the challenges, take a selfie (a picture with your camera or phone) of the screen showing crowns on all 3 packs (Qualifiers, Semifinals, and Finals) AND a piece of paper where you’ve hand-written the current date and your Xbox Gamertag. Then post the selfie as a comment on this post OR on our wall. Only one entry per person, only one winner per household. This contest is restricted to US residents only.

Official contest rules can be found at

The picture above is an example of a valid selfie. Hurry and get your entry in today!

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It’s been a little while since we’ve talked to someone behind the curtain at Microsoft Studios. So, during the past week I spent a little time searching for someone with a fun and unique position to unveil. I began to get a couple of fingers pointing me to the Project Spark team and then lo-and-behold, I found someone with a job that fit both fun and unique!

Everyone, Meet Brian!



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