“Retired” football player Marshawn Lynch stars in latest Surface Duo ad

Kip Kniskern

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Marshawn Lynch, Super Bowl Parade

Microsoft is pushing the Surface Duo’s ability to function in multiple “modes,” and have chosen former Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch, famous for his “Beast Mode” style of running, to feature the Duo in its latest ad:


The 22 second ad shows Lynch checking out all the modes of the Duo, while making light of his “retirement.” (Lynch unofficially retired from the Seahawks, only to return to play with the then Oakland Raiders). It’s a quick and fun showcase of what the Duo can do, check it out.