As we enter the last month of 2021, Microsoft has unveiled its design for this year's Ugly Sweater and it features Minesweeper. In case you are lost, Microsoft started the Ugly Sweater trend back in 2018 and over the years we have see the company feature its popular products on limited edition sweaters for the holiday seasons.
This year's design (example: above) will feature the Redmond giant's popular Minesweeper game is now available for purchase from the Xbox Gear shop. Furthermore, Microsoft is pledging $100,000 to AbleGamers- a charity aimed at combating social isolation, foster inclusive communities, and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.
🧶Knits finally here!🧶Get the Minesweeper-inspired #WindowsUglySweater and help us support @AbleGamers. Feeling good while you’re looking good; that’s a win-win.— Windows (@Windows) November 30, 2021
Microsoft is also offering users worldwide shipping and the company has put together a handy shipping guide with estimated delivery times for each region. However, people outside the US may have to pay extra shipping charges on checkout. The Minesweeper Ugly Sweater is priced at $74.99 and that excludes the shipping costs.
If you are not interested in picking up the Ugly Sweater then the company also has some cool holiday themed Microsoft Teams virtual backgounds. Not only that, Microsoft has gone an extra mile and created the original Minesweeper game on GitHub so anyone can play it on their browser.
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