Microsoft Gets Creative for the Holidays

Posted on December 11, 2017 by Mehedi Hassan in Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10 with 6 Comments

Creativity has been a big part of Microsoft’s marketing strategy this year. The company has been promoting creativity with new Surface devices, and it has also been the primary focus for Windows 10’s most recent feature updates. With the launch of products like Paint 3D and Remix 3D, Microsoft helped push creativity forward in Windows 10 with the help of 3D content. And that’s what the company’s holiday ad is all about.

Microsoft’s holiday ad tells the story of a young girl with an imaginary world full of 3D characters, including Gabe the Yeti – all made on Paint 3D using characters from Remix 3D on a Surface Book. A fantastic soundtrack (“Better Place” by Rachel Platten) accompanies the beautiful 3D animation, and all the characters come together in this cute little ad campaign for the holidays.

“When we are inclusive and celebrate our differences we can make the world a better place. 3D Holiday tells the story of a young girl who goes on an imaginary adventure through space where she and “Gabe the Yeti” encounter various characters who need a little love and support, culminating in a celebration for all,” Microsoft said. The company premiered the ad on Sunday Night Football last night, and you’ll probably see it quite a lot as we get closer to the holiday season.

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6 responses to “Microsoft Gets Creative for the Holidays”

  1. Locust Infested Orchard Inc.

    Nobody and no one can outdo the creativity from those within the the Cupertino campus. If Microsoft thinks this wonderfully created 3D animated holiday ad is inspirational, Apple has by far the upper hand, with its elegant and most exquisite design of the year ― the notch.

    Gabe Aul the Yeti – a perfect match !

    Just watch those iSheeple downvote this comment, a testament to their submissiveness to Lord Cook.

    • bbold

      In reply to Locust Infested Orchard Inc.:

      Opinions are like a-holes, everybody's got one! Including me.

      Sure, this is why Apple "PRO" laptops use outdated processors and such. Sure, they're pretty, but a little outdated and overpriced imho, especially for creatives. This is just my opinion.

      It's sad the amount of time you must have just to comment negatively. Why not go and volunteer at a homeless shelter (like I do) with all that extra time?

      As I always say, use what you like. Different strokes/different folks. Making a grand sweeping statement like you just did is a little obnoxious, tbh. Live and let live. People like different things, and have different needs.

      Have a great holiday!

      • MutualCore

        In reply to bbold:

        Apple Macs are simply not currently aligned with the Intel release schedule. However, if you look at Macs, where they clearly are superior is in having the industry best:

        trackpad - unique with Force Touch across the entire area, brilliant

        SSD - no other OEM can beat Apple's read/write speeds

        screens - Apple displays are calibrated better than anyone and they use bleeding edge tech like TrueTone & DCI-P3

    • MutualCore

      In reply to Locust Infested Orchard Inc.:

      You and that karma guy should get together.

  2. jimchamplin

    Adorable! Love the message. :)