This year Microsoft makes a special pride Surface Type Cover and skin for gay pride. The Surface Pro Pride Type Cover can be ordered on Friday, priced at $ 159.99 and includes a rainbow logo that is set on the usual gray surface type cabinet. This Type Cover goes on sale in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK on 27 June.
Microsoft also makes a skin that you can stick to the back of a Surface Pro with color strips to really change the look of the device. These comics represent the 16 flags of all different identities within the proud community. This one Pride Skin will be available on Friday for $ 14.99 in the US, Canada and Australia, but not in the UK.
These new accessories are part of a broader attempt by the company to strive for integration for the LGBTQ community, and that effort also includes a pride theme for Windows 10 and Office, stickers for Mixer, and even an Xbox pride spider. Microsoft chose this year to put forward these efforts as the company is committed to commemorating 50 years since the Stonewall uprising in which the LGBTQ community and their allies stood up and demonstrated for equality.
"All of Microsoft's efforts are what we want to bring to our devices, so it wouldn't be great to do something for the pride activities," said Ralf Groene, head of Microsoft's hardware design, in a video that makes the new Surface pride. revealed accessories. Microsoft also has more than 4,000 employees who proudly paraded the world as part of these efforts next month.