Google rolls out new solitaire & tic-tac-toe games directly in search
A quick query for "solitaire" or "tic-tac-toe" will surface either game within both desktop and mobile search results.
Harking back to the original Windows 3.0 Solitaire card game, Google is now making it possible to play the game via its search results, in addition to Tic-Tac-Toe.
According to an annnouncement today on the Official Google Blog, searches for “solitaire” or “tic-tac-toe” will deliver both games directly within desktop and mobile search results. (The announcement says the games are live now, but neither game surfaced when I did Google searches for solitaire or tic-tac-toe.)
Google shared an image of what the Solitaire game looks like on mobile:
The announcement also included the following animated image to show how Google’s Tic-Tac-Toe game works.
In addition to the new games, Google teased out two of its previously released Easter eggs, telling users to search “what sound does a pig make” and reminding them to try its “flip a coin” search feature that was part of the Google Search App updates from 2014.
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