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This Week on Windows: Cortana, Calendar app, Moana and Planet Earth II

Written By published February 23, 2017

We hope you enjoyed today’s episode of This Week on Windows! Read more about how Cortana can remind you of your commitments, and find out what’s new with your Windows 10 Mail and Calendar apps. Or, head over here for tips on how the Calendar app can help you stay on top of your day.

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

Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 launched worldwide this week on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC through Xbox Play Anywhere! Learn more on Xbox Wire.

Gigantic’s Eternal Dawn update is now available


Calling all heroes! Gigantic’s Open Beta gets a gigantic update this week with new ways for you to approach the battlefield. The Eternal Dawn update continues to expand and polish the game with new fixes, new features, and a brand-new hero joining the lineup: the melee-support goddess, Zandora. The best part is that both the game and all the latest updates are available for free in the Windows Store and Xbox Live Marketplace, where you can grab the game, party up and play cross-platform with your friends across the console and Windows 10 PC. Read more over at Xbox Wire!

Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II


Journeying across jungles, deserts, mountains, and cities, Planet Earth II ($16.99 HD, $10.99 SD) is an enthralling exploration of the world’s most extraordinary habitats and the animals that call them home. Watch the series premiere that’s been 10 years in the making, available now in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.



The spirited daughter of an island chieftain embarks on an epic voyage to save her people in Disney’s Moana ($19.99 HD), now available two weeks before Blu-ray. Buy the Oscar-nominated film in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store and enjoy this animated adventure across all your devices via the Disney Movies Anywhere app.

Oscar-Winning Movies for $4.99 + Windows Store gift card

Oscar-winning movies

Through Sunday, Feb. 26, buy any of these Oscar-winning movies for just $4.99 HD in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store and get a $5 Windows Store gift card to spend on even more movies, games, apps or music! Once you own these movies, you can watch across any Windows 10 device or Xbox console, or download for offline viewing.

Have a great weekend!