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This Week on Windows: Ignite, Windows Hello fingerprint readers and more

Written By published September 30, 2016

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! Read this week’s Windows 10 tip on how to enable the dark theme in Microsoft Edge, check out BIO-key’s new Windows Hello fingerprint accessories and catch up on all of this week’s news from Ignite.

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

Forza Horizon 3 

Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 brings the Horizon Festival to Australia – the most beautiful and diverse setting yet in the series. As boss of the Horizon Festival, you’ll have the power to decide when and where the festival expands, as you drive, jump, drift and race to earn millions of fans along the way. With gorgeous graphics and brand new ways to play, like four-player campaign co-op and Xbox Play Anywhere, Forza Horizon 3 is the ultimate open-world racing game. Head over here to read more!

Candy Crush Saga – Level 2000 – Free

Candy Crush

In the latest update to Candy Crush Saga, the carefree Candy Universe is in a panic over the pending arrival of level 2000. How will their world change? Get ready for a color-bomb kickoff, then work to collect 2 green, 20 blue and 200 purple candies in 50 moves or less.

Ghostbusters – Buy from $14.99


Thirty years after the original franchise debut, this beloved supernatural comedy is back with hilarious new characters. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth, Ghostbusters is one of the most talked-about movies of the year. Watch the extended edition of Ghostbusters, available in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store two weeks before Blu-ray.

The Powerful PC Software Collection in the Windows Store brings together rich, fully featured software titles for Windows 10

Powerful PC Collection

Every day, great new apps, games, music, movies and TV titles come to the Windows Store. Now, traditional PC software titles are making their way to the Windows Store, too, many of which enhanced with Windows 10 features such as Live Tiles and notifications to improve the user experience.

To see the latest full PC software titles available in the Windows Store, check out the new Powerful PC Software Collection. Here you’ll find apps like Evernote, which makes it easier to organize your professional projects – Photoscape,  a fun and easy photo editor, and Kodi, a media center that’s open-source, cross-platform and ready to be your entertainment hub for digital media and Home Theater PCs. And, for advanced simulator design, use the Virtual Robotics Toolkit, designed to enhance the LEGO Mindstorms experience – a great learning tool for classroom and competitive robotics.

Pinball FX2 – Marvel’s Women of Power Pack – Free


Two new tables pack powerful Super Hero punches in Pinball FX2 Windows 10 Edition. The new Marvel’s Women of Power Pack (2-table pack, $6.99) brings together the mightiest female Super Heroes and Super Villains in the Marvel Universe in two amazing new tables.

Have a great weekend!