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This Week on Windows: Forza Horizon 3, fall TV and “Destination: Mars”

Written By published September 23, 2016

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! Check out our Windows 10 Tip blog post to learn more about how you can enable Windows Spotlight images on your lock screen. Head over here to read about the HoloLens experience “Destination: Mars,” here to find out how you can get Forza Horizon 3 early and here to learn about the new desktop apps in the Windows Store. Or, keep reading to see what’s new in the Windows Store this week!

Check out all the ways you can watch your favorite shows on Windows this fall!

Sling TV


Download the Sling TV app and watch your favorite fall premieres live on TBS, AMC, Comedy Central, and more. Get 7 days free and start watching today! Restrictions apply.


The Hulu app in the Windows Store

Start a free one-week trial of Hulu today and get the best of Fall TV on NBC, FOX, ABC, Comedy Central, and more. From NBC’s Blindspot, ABC’s Modern Family and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hulu has your Fall TV needs covered. Don’t forget about all the hit original programming from Hulu: The Mindy Project returns 10/4 and the all-new drama Chance, starring Hugh Laurie, premieres 10/19.


The Netflix app in the Windows Store

Watch hit TV and movies anytime with Netflix. Start your one-month free trial today and get instant access to hit Netflix originals like Narcos, The Get Down, and the newest season of Black Mirror, as well as the upcoming brand new Netflix originals Marvel’s Luke Cage (9/30) and The Crown (11/4).


The CBS app in the Windows Store

Stream your favorite fall shows and new series premieres with the free CBS app. CBS keeps you up-to-date with the latest episodes of your all-time favorites like The Big Bang Theory and NCIS, as well as new shows like Bull and MacGyver. Plus, stream live when you subscribe to CBS All Access.

The CW

The CW app in the Windows Store

Home to hits like Jane the Virgin and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and superhero series The Flash, Supergirl, Arrow, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The CW has all of your genre needs covered. Download the free app today to start streaming these and other great titles available on The CW.

Check out the rest of your favorite TV shows with the full collection of apps in the Windows Store, and start watching today!

Minecraft MINECON Skin Pack

MinecCon Skin Pack

With Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta ($9.99), change up your look with the new MINECON skin pack, featuring 14 skins. The pack includes four biome-themed adventurers: prowl through the treeline as the furtive Forest Fighter, brave blizzards as the intrepid Ice Pioneer, craft the incredible as the meticulous Mesa Artisan, or plumb the depths as the outlandish Ocean Engineer. Not only do you get all this in honor of MINECON 2016 – you get all of last years’ time-limited skins too, in one big jolly bundle. Available for free through October 6.

Shawn Mendes, Illuminate – Buy for $13.99

Shawn Mendes, Illuminate

Shawn Mendes’ new album, Illuminate, is out today and available in the Windows Store. You can buy the album for $13.99 or listen free with a free 30-day trial of Groove Music Pass.*

Have a great weekend!

*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.