Surprise! New Windows 8 ads are actually funny

Surprise! New Windows 8 ads are actually funny
Microsoft is known make solid business software, it’s known to make the most popular operating system in the world and it is known for many more great things, but its marketing is usually not one of them. This time, though, with its new Windows 8 ads targeting China Microsoft is right on the money and the ads are plain hilarious.

You won’t hear much about Windows 8 features in the ads, but instead the messages of “Beautiful and fast,” “Work and play,” and “The power of touch” come across great.

The videos are absurd, crazy, creative and extremely funny. This is definitely the kind of marketing Windows 8 would make use of. Some of its features haven’t been met with a huge excitement, but those universal messages in the ads definitely come across. Check them out below.

source: TheVerge



1. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

You gotta be kidding me! xD

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

LOL Hahaha.......xD Awesome Microsoft! Awesome! xD

16. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

one word, LOL

3. arunvsindia

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

LMFAO...! That was amazing... :D

6. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

2nd commericial: Their butt hole must be very sore ! xD

8. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012


4. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

seriuosly, where the hell they get these ideas

13. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

chinese obviously :D

5. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

Wow, these are all Super Bowl commercial worthy!

7. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Now these are the types of commercials Microsoft should have. They are exactly what the doctor ordered and are very funny even if you dont understand the language it translates. The first one had me rolling.

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

An international version would be good!

10. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

lol at the makeup ad :')

19. weinerslav

Posts: 126; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

the best of the 3, I couldn't stop laughing

11. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

Last one is amazingly shows the true power of "Touch"

12. trexnkrumpets

Posts: 45; Member since: Jan 15, 2013

The makeup one was the best, the buttpaddles were...sort've disturbing lol, and the watermelon one was i don't even know how to explain it.

14. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

The slogan at the end of all of them should be "You'll like our tablets until you see it and use it."

15. darthinvader

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Hahahahaha.. Too good... Specially the Piano one..

17. funnyguy

Posts: 244; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

Microsoft is a Funny company...

18. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

I agree, most of the time unintentionally though.

20. robcar

Posts: 110; Member since: Jan 18, 2011

HAHAHA This is my humor! :)

21. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Love it! Lol!

22. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

@reluctant_human... I have no problems using w8. Got through it within a day and that's just using mouse. And to the complainers, i wonder how consumers knew how to use computers? Anyways hopefully the younger generation will learn to appreciate w8 more so than the older of this generation.

24. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Its not an age thing and never has been. This is MS once again sticking to their hit then miss approach to Windows. If w8 is good then why are so many people choosing the old version of windows to the new even though they made upgrading cheaper than ever?

23. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

I...... Have nothing. I laughed myself nuts on the "touch" and make up ones, and feel like I need a shower after the piano one...... And laughed anyways .....

25. mydi.maus unregistered

IT WAS FUNNY nice ad windows...

26. bachir8k

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

the power of touch hahahaha

27. duwiegeneral

Posts: 48; Member since: Dec 07, 2012

cant stop laughing

28. ChiX017

Posts: 308; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Lmao! been laughing from the 1st video!

29. daniel_bargs

Posts: 325; Member since: Nov 27, 2010

Seriously, LEVEL: ASIAN!

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