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Windows Store Weekly: new titles to check out this week

Written By published May 27, 2016

Today’s roundup of what’s new in the Windows Store kicks off with a collection to get you ready for the summer months ahead, great sales on games, and the premiere of a new show!


Ready, Set, Summer

Ready, Set, Summer Collection

Think you’re ready for summer? We’re here to make sure, with the Ready, Set, Summer Collection in the Windows Store. Whether you’re looking for awesome games for passing the time, cool apps to help you do more, or great entertainment, we’re geared up for the season so you can be, too. Many of these titles are free and a number are on sale right now, so check out the entire Collection in the Windows Store today.


Age of Empires: Castle Siege – IAPs up to 40% off

Age of Empires: Castle Siege in the Windows Store

The sweep of history, the thrill of battle and now a limited-time promo are all part of this very popular game of empire-building across civilizations – from the Dark Ages to the Renaissance. And this weekend only, May 27-30, enjoy big savings on IAPS – up to 40% off – along with a 500 gold offer at 30% off. Outsmart your attackers, outplay your victims and save a little cash in the process. It’s time to take command and make your mark on history! Get the game from the Windows Store.

King of Thieves – 30% off a Special Starter Pack

King of Thieves

You’re out for the gold and precious gems of other players in this platformer and PVP multiplayer game that depends on your cunning and nerve to get the most loot. And now, get started building your dungeon and embarking on high-stakes thievery with 30% off Special Offer Starter Packs. There’s new content to enjoy, too – new character outfits, along with a Guilds Battles Season going on now through June 18. Can you achieve Golden League status and become the wealthiest thief in the world? Try the game here.

Movies & TV

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – Buy for $12.99

13 Hours

Michael Bay dramatizes the story of six elite ex-military operators assigned to protect the CIA, which fought back against a terrorist attack on the US diplomatic compound in Libya in 2012. In the face of grave danger, these men did everything they could to fight for right. Get 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, starring James Badge Dale and John Krasinski, from the Windows Store today.

Preacher, Season 1 – Free

Preacher, Season 1 in the Windows Store

Ever seen a supernatural gothic western? We didn’t think so. But now you can watch the series premier of this one for free. Jesse Custer is the small-town preacher who finds himself in possession of a strange and mysterious power, and accompanied by his feisty ex-girlfriend, Tulip, and an Irish vagabond named Cassidy, sets out to find God – literally. Based on the darkly comedic comic book series, it’s available for free this week in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

Have a great weekend!