Summer is almost here. To help people get ready to have fun, today we are announcing the Ready, Set, Summer Collection, a promotion which is live in the Windows Store now and runs through June 6th. As part of the collection, we are offering more than a hundred deals on our most popular games, music, movies and TV shows, and of course top-rated apps.
Summer is a busy time of the year – kids are out of school, music festivals dominate weekend calendars, and many of us head out to explore new destinations. To help you get the most out of your summer, here are some recommendations from our offerings:
Get your bags packed! Summer travel app necessities include:
- Earth 3D, where you can explore political and physical maps, and weather for an upcoming destination. The app is 50% off during the promotion.
- KVADPhoto+ PRO will help retouch your trip photos, including filters, color and text tools, enhancement features and more. The app is now 50% off.
Keep the kids entertained while on the road! Download games to pass the time:
- Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta to help you get a jump start on building that shelter to protect you from the monsters.
- Play games and activities while learning about colors with Crayola Bubbles, available for $0.99.
- Discounts on in-app purchases in puzzle adventure Candy Crush Soda Saga or build your tropical island and discover seaport life in Paradise Bay.
- 30% off of a starter pack for Kings of Thieves, to help you become the wealthiest thief in the world.
For those long summer nights when you just want to relax and watch a movie:
- Pre-order Captain America: Civil War and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, among others.
- Or rent Deadpool, Finding Nemo, and Now You See Me, among others.
And, finally to get ready for those endless summer music festivals, you must:
- Download albums from Ellie Goulding, LCD Soundsystem, M83, Halsey, Chvrches, and others – all for 30% off.
- Download Media Player Gold – available for only $5.99 – to watch the latest music videos or listen to the newest music from festival headliners
- Listen to Pandora’s special summer-themed stations.
Don’t let the deals slip away. And remember time is running out to take advantage of the free offer for Windows 10. Upgrade to Windows 10 for free by July 29 and get a true digital assistant with Cortana that works with over 1,000 apps today, use a safe and secure modern browser with Microsoft Edge and get ready for the Anniversary Update coming this summer.
*Valid from May 27, 2016 (6:00 AM PST) until June 6, 2016 (11:59 PM PST). Available in Windows Store on Windows 10 and the Web in US, UK, FR, DE, IT, CA and MX. Offers may vary per country.
Updated June 1, 2016 5:20 pm