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Windows Store Weekly: top titles to check out this weekend

Written By published April 29, 2016

Here’s a roundup of what’s new in the Windows Store this week, including new apps, a hit movie with an exclusive photo gallery, and two games!


Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram – Free

Facebook for the Windows Store

Yesterday the official Facebook app and Messenger app for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets, and the official Instagram app for Windows 10 mobile became available in Windows Store. You can download Facebook for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets here, Messenger for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets here and Instagram for Windows 10 mobile here.

Zulily – Free

Zulily on the Windows Store

Every day is a new day with Zulily, the app that presents daily curated collections of items for the whole family – everything from fashion and home décor to toys, gifts and more, all at up to 70% off retail prices. With special Windows-only features like Cortana integration and Live Tiles, Zulily is more than just a great shopping resource – it’s easy and fun to use, too! Get the app from the Windows Store.


Ori and the Blind Forest – Buy for $19.99

Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Available Now for Windows 10

When a powerful storm sets a series of devastating events in motion, Ori, a young orphan, summons his courage and confronts a dark nemesis to save his forest home in Ori and the Blind Forest. Winner of several prestigious awards, this deeply emotional story about love and sacrifice combines stunning, hand-painted imagery, a mysterious and beautiful forest setting and a fully orchestrated score. Find it in the Windows Store.

Paradise Bay – Free 

Paradise Bay

Ever thought about chucking it all and starting life over on a tropical island? That’s the idea behind Paradise Bay (free, with IAP options), where you create an island home to your liking, then discover new lands, trade with friends and merchants and enjoy the company of adorable animals. Head over to the Windows Store to try it out.


Deadpool – Buy for $14.99

Deadpool in the Windows Store

Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is out for revenge when a rogue experiment leaves him disfigured, but with accelerated healing abilities. Adopting the alter ego Deadpool, this snarky antihero is bound and determined to dispense his own personal brand of justice. Own Deadpool two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD, available now in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store – and don’t miss our exclusive gallery of Deadpool’s masterful drawings!

Have a great weekend!