Foreign media reported that starting from January 2020, Microsoft will abandon support for online games that come with outdated operating systems, such as Internet Checkers and King of Spades on Windows 7 / XP / ME devices Wait. The software giant wrote in a forum post a week ago that the Microsoft Internet game service on Windows XP and ME will expire on July 31, 2019. As for the Windows 7 operating system, it will be suspended on January 22, 2020.
Internet games will no longer be available after being offline (title image via Windows Latest)
The service will be stopped soon The system comes with online games as follows:
● "Backgammon" on Windows XP / ME / 7;
● Windows XP / ME / "Internet Checkers" on 7;
● "Internet Spades" on Windows XP / ME / 7;
● Windows "Internet Hearts" on XP / ME;
● "Internet Reversi" on Windows XP / ME;
● on Windows 7 "MSN Go".
In the farewell post, the Microsoft Windows gaming team expressed gratitude to the community and pointed out the reason for the downtime of the service:
It’s time to say goodbye , But we will work with hardware and software partners to devote resources to updated technologies in order to continue to provide users with excellent new experiences.
After unveiling this chapter, we are still committed to providing a compelling and enjoyable gaming experience. I hope you can join in withTogether, we join Microsoft's other casual game communities.
Obviously, the above games are not provided with Windows 10 or Windows 8 / 8.1.
Since Microsoft has already stopped supporting Windows XP / ME operating systems, and Windows 7 support will expire in January 2020, please move to the latest Windows 10 platform as soon as possible ,To get security and feature updates.