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Countdown to Halloween with a spooky collection in the Windows Store

Written By published October 6, 2016

Today, the Windows Team is releasing a new collection called Haunted Hub to get you ready for Halloween, available in the Windows Store on your Windows 10 PC.* This collection includes all the spooky themed content you need across movies, music, apps and games.  Here’s some of what’s in store for you…

Hotel Transylvania – Rent the movie for 31 cents

Mavis (Selena Gomez) and Dracula (Adam Sandler) in HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA, an animated comedy from Sony Pictures Animation.

Featuring the voices of Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez and more, Hotel Transylvania is on sale to rent for an unreal deal of just $0.31! All Simon, a monster hunter, really wants to do is fall in love with Dracula’s daughter, Mavis. But when they realize they are natural enemies, the real adventure begins. Find out what happens next – but hurry, as this steal of a deal ends Monday, Oct. 10, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.**

New Campfire Tales skin pack for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta

Campfire Tales skin pack in Minecraft:Windows 10 Edition Beta

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta is all about building worlds block-by-block with your imagination, from makeshift shelters to the grandest of castles. And now it’s ready for some spooky Halloween creativity with new Campfire Tales skin packs ($1.99), full of mythical monsters, horrible hauntings and other strange sightings this October. Get 16 skins total, 2 for free!

Audiobooks from Audible

Audiobooks from Audible

Dare to be scared with some October-friendly fiction on Audible (free with a trial), the premier online provider of digital audiobooks and more. Listen to spinetinglers from authors including Stephen King, classics such as Dracula, or discover new authors and titles fit for a frightfully fun fall. Download Audible today, then get ready to get very, very scared.

Binge-watch Stranger Things with the Netflix app


A young boy disappears, and his mother and a local police chief embark on an investigation that turns terrifying in Stranger Things, our choice for binge-watching this month. Available only on Netflix***, this eerie, entertaining series is set in 1983 and stars Winona Ryder. Can she handle the unnerving supernatural forces at work in her town? Can you?

Unleash Thriller: The 25th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition


Is there a more iconic Halloween album than Thriller? This new edition of the 1983 blockbuster from Michael Jackson has all the bells and whistles, with a range of “extras” tracks including remixes, alternate versions, and behind-the-scenes voiceover sessions. Don’t listen with the lights off.

These movies, apps, games and albums are just the beginning of what’s waiting for you in the Haunted Hub Collection in the Windows Store now. Head on over to see just how many ways there are to be scared!

*Collection available through Oct. 31

**Available in US and Canada

***Netflix streaming membership required