King's match-three puzzle game Candy Crush Saga will join the likes of Solitaire, Minesweeper and Hearts as a pre-installed title on future Windows 10 operating systems, according to an announcement today on Xbox Wire.
The game will be available for Windows 10, which launches later this summer, at an undisclosed date; those that upgrade to or download the OS "for periods of time following the game launch" will have it pre-installed.
"With its compelling blend of tricky puzzles coated in gorgeous eye candy, Candy Crush Saga is a global phenomenon for good reason," the post reads. "Windows Phone users have been enjoying Candy Crush Saga since its launch on the platform in December, and later this year, all Windows 10 owners will be able to experience the hit game that's swept the mobile world like wildfire."
Candy Crush Saga will be cross-play for iOS and Android devices. Other King titles will also eventually be available for the OS. Future games were not specified, though King has also created games such as Bubble Witch Saga, Diamond Digger Saga and Farm Heroes Saga.
Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade for one year after the operating system's launch to existing users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.