Yes, Microsoft the Musical exists and it’s not just some random parody video. It was dreamed up and led by real Microsoft Interns, and starts off with them introducing Bill Gates before coming up with the ‘Idea of Gates’ to motivate people to continue working on their ideas. Then it moves on to Windows and how it ended up funding all of their future projects. Read more to watch and for additional information.
They didn’t have any issues talking about the company’s failures either, like Windows Vista and even the Windows Phone. Not all was lost, as many of those paved the way for successes like the Surface laptop, Xbox, and much more. The entire video shoot involved over 150 interns and took 8 weeks to complete.
“Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. We hope that this speaks to every person who dreams of being part of something big — and especially to those who’ve been wrongly told they can’t be. At some point, we were all in your shoes. You CAN, you SHOULD, and you WILL,” said director McGregor.