Save the world with the help of, uh, Windows?
What you need to know
- Windows 1.11, a game created as a tie-in with Netflix’s Stranger Things, is now available on the Microsoft Store.
- The game tasks you with saving the world by unraveling clues using a recreated version of Windows 1.0.
- Yeah, it’s weird.
Well, here it is. The confounding Windows 1.0 teases Microsoft has been unleashing on social media over the past week have culminated in the release of Windows 1.11, a game on the Microsoft Store that tasks you with saving the world with none other than a recreated version of Windows 1.0 and a healthy dose of Stranger Things flavor.
Yep, it’s a weird one. But it’s surprisingly fun, too (if you like poking around things like MS-DOS Executive).
The game, which is part of a promotional stunt for the third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things, was first spotted by WalkingCat on Twitter. Here’s a quick rundown of the description from the Microsoft Store: