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This Week on Windows: ReCore, Star Trek and updates to your action center

Written By published September 16, 2016

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! Head over here to read more about the updates to your action center available with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Read more about the new powerful desktop apps in the Windows Store or keep reading to see what’s new in the Windows Store!

Here’s what’s new in the Windows Store this week:

ReCore – Buy for $39.99

ReCore in the Windows Store

ReCore, the first Xbox Play Anywhere game, is available on Xbox One and Windows 10 in North America, Latin America and most Asian countries. From acclaimed creator Keiji Inafune’s Comcept Inc., Armature Studio, the makers of the award-winning Metroid Prime franchise, and Microsoft Studios, ReCore is an original action-adventure game crafted for the modern generation. Learn more over at Xbox Wire and get the game here!

Celebrate 50 years of Star Trek with a special Microsoft Rewards offer

Star Trek Collection in the Windows Store

We’re celebrating 50 years of Star Trek and giving you the chance to earn great rewards with a special offer on Star Trek movies and TV shows in the Windows Store. This offer includes Star Trek movies and TV series spanning the franchise since the original Star Trek launched. Head over here to learn more!

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta Fantasy Texture Pack – Buy for $2.99

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta

Your imagination runs a little freer with the new Fantasy Texture Pack ($2.99) for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta ($9.99, with IAP options), ready to help you create a land of knights and heroes – and perhaps a few medieval legends of your own. This latest texture pack brings brighter colors, gorgeous water, more detailed trees and leaves and stone that feels more finished.

Photo Editor Pro | Polarr – 90% off


In a Windows Store exclusive, the powerful, easy-to-use photo editing features of Photo Editor Pro | Polarr are a lot easier to come by, thanks to a deep, limited-time discount ($1.99, regularly $19.99: a 90% discount). Designed for both new and seasoned photographers, Polarr helps you edit like a pro, with advanced auto adjustments, more than 100 handcrafted filters and a complete set of global and local coloring tools. This offer is good through Sep. 29, 2016 – get the app here from the Windows Store!

Watch South Park, season 20

South Park season 20

South Park begins its 20th season, and with it the return of the most famous foulmouthed and eternally elementary-school-aged students in America.  Stream it now on the Comedy Central app or on the Comedy Central channel within the Sling TV app. Or watch the current season, and past favorites, on Microsoft Movies & TV or via Hulu. For a limited time, when you buy Season 20 of “South Park” on Microsoft Movies & TV and pre-order the game “South Park: The Fractured Whole,” you’ll get $10 in Microsoft credit to spend in the Windows Store and a free copy of “South Park: Stick of Truth.”

VUDU – Free

VUDU for Windows 10

Discover, watch and collect the latest movies and TV shows with VUDU. From fan favorites like Creed, Spectre, The Peanuts Movie, Supergirl, The Shannara Chronicles and more, VUDU has more than 100,000 titles. VUDU is ready for Windows, but it’s also on Smart TVs, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and more. Get it here from the Windows Store today!

Have a great weekend!