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April 13, 2017

This Week on Windows: The Windows 10 Creators Update and more

We hope you enjoyed our special edition of This Week on Windows, where we’re talking about what’s new with the Windows 10 Creators Update! Head over here to learn more about the all-new Minecraft Marketplace, check out the app you can use to see everything that’s new with Windows – or keep reading to catch up on this week’s news.

In case you missed it:

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

Beam Theme Week

Beam Week on Xbox Wire

The five days of festivities and themed streaming to celebrate Beam on Xbox One officially wrapped up last week. But, lucky for us, Beam broadcasting through the Game bar just launched on Windows 10 as part of the Creators Update! As part of Beam Theme Week, Xbox Wire became the place for Beam daily posts about what makes the Beam community so special, the ins-and-outs of interactivity, how to become a streamer, and more. Now that Beam broadcasting is available through the Game bar, here’s a refresher on everything Beam covered last week:

  • Beam 101 – A brief overview of Beam and its unique features
  • #BeamLove and Getting to Know the Community – A general look into the Beam community and its amazing members
  • Beam Interactivity – Interactivity is the one of the coolest thing about Beam. Learn how others are using Beam’s interactive features and how to set up it yourself
  • Become a Streamer – Some great tips and tricks on how to become a streamer
  • Partner Spotlight – Learn about the Beam Partnership program and some truly creative streamers on Beam

Forza Horizon 3 Porsche Car Pack

Down Under’s premiere road race just got a lot more thrilling. In Forza Horizon 3, home to Australia’s Horizon Festival, the back roads are filled with legendary and amazing vehicles from all over the world. Now, a new Porsche Car Pack ($6.99) joins the excitement, letting players experience prime examples of the breadth and depth of Porsche automotive history.

Minecraft Chinese Mythology Mash-Up Pack

Minecraft Chinese Mythology Pack

The block-by-block building adventures of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition ($9.99 Sale Price) take an exotic turn with the game’s new Chinese Mythology Mash-Up Pack ($5.99). Journey through epic terrain and find enlightenment in the land of dragons with this mash-up pack inspired by the myths and legends of China.

Have a great weekend!