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Windows Store Weekly: Summer Games Edition

Written By published August 5, 2016

To celebrate the kick off of the summer games today, the Windows Store team has curated a collection filled with great content. Today, we’re sharing some of the fun titles in the collection!


The 2016 games are happening on Twitter – free to download

The Twitter app for Windows 10

Here’s how to tap into everything that’s happening at the games — live — as it unfolds. Stay close to the action with Moments. Be the first to know about the athletes, the medal counts, and the glory. Go deeper into the stories with search. From competitors at the games to fans from every country, connect with the 2016 Games events you care about most.

Watch the Olympics live with the Official NBC Sports App for Windows 10 and Xbox One – free to download

Watch every minute from the 2016 Rio Olympics Live and On-Demand, with the NBC Sports app*, a free download in the Windows Store for all your Windows 10 devices, and on your Xbox One!  Plus, stream thousands of live sporting events airing on NBC, NBCSN and Golf Channel as well as replays and highlights for free, and navigate the app easily by asking Cortana to “Open Premier League,” “Open NFL” or “Open Live & Upcoming.”  Download the app here and get ready to watch!


Race – Buy for $14.99
The movie "Race" in the Windows Store

Determined to become the greatest athlete in history, Jesse Owens enters the 1936 Berlin Games, where confronting extreme racial prejudice might be an even bigger challenge than the competition itself. Based on an incredible true story, Race deftly captures the games spirit. Watch it now on Microsoft Movies & TV.

The Gabby Douglas Story – Buy from $9.99

The movie "The Gabby Douglas Story" in the Windows Store

In 2010, Gabby Douglas left her home and family behind to work with a renowned trainer. Two years later, she would become the first African American to take home the gold in the individual all-around event. Watch The Gabby Douglas story now on Microsoft Movies & TV.


Katy Perry, Rise – Buy for $1.29

Katy Perry's single Rise in the Windows Store

Katy Perry’s new single, Rise, is out and available in the Windows Store. You can buy it for $1.29 or listen free with a free 30-day trial of Groove Music Pass.*

On Monday, we shared five ways you can celebrate the summer games with Microsoft. Check those out here and don’t miss the entire awesome collection in the Windows Store!

*30-day trial continues to a paid monthly subscription unless cancelled. Credit card required. Groove Music Pass sold separately and in select markets. Catalog size and availability varies by market and over time.