April 27, 2017 10:00 am

This Week on Windows: Surface Dial, Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels, and more

By / Junior Editor, Windows Blog

We hope you enjoyed today’s episode of This Week on Windows! Head over here for this week’s Windows 10 Tip on keeping track of your tabs in Microsoft Edge, check out the big savings at Microsoft Store through June 18, with up to $200 off great devices – or, keep reading to catch up on all of this week’s news.

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

Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels Expansion arrives May 9

The second Forza Horizon 3 expansion – Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels – arrives on May 9 exclusively on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs with Xbox Play Anywhere, and is included in the Forza Horizon 3 Expansion Pass. This expansion lets players travel to a brand-new location in Australia, a place where lazy Sunday drives are replaced by insane high-speed stunts on miles of looping, banking, giant iconic orange Hot Wheels tracks. Starring famous Hot Wheels vehicles like the Twin Mill, the Rip Rod, and the Bone Shaker, Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels promises an automotive adventure unlike anything in Forza history. Read more over at Xbox Wire!

The Unspoken VR Tournament is coming to Microsoft Store!

The Unspoken VR Tournament is coming soon to select Microsoft Stores in the U.S. and Canada

Microsoft Store is excited to team up with Oculus, Insomniac Games, Intel, ASUS and ESL to host an in-store battle for magical dominance!

The Unspoken VR Tournament is coming soon to select Microsoft Stores in the U.S. and Canada.* Oculus Rift works natively with Windows 10, which makes it easy to set up, jump in and have an incredible VR gaming experience.

On May 13, you can slip into a hidden world of bare-handed spellcasting and magicians’ duels at your local Microsoft Store. Local winners will then return to the store to battle it out in a series of regional competitions on May 20. Finalists will be flown out to New York City for the national finals at the flagship Microsoft Store in New York on June 3 to compete for the grand prize: Rift and Touch, plus an Oculus Ready PC and $1,250 in cash!

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, Episode 4 ($4.99; Season Pass $19.99), the latest installment in the critically acclaimed horror series, opens with the discovery of the true nature of the New Frontier’s leadership, bringing relationships within the Garcia family to a head. Playing as Javier, you decide the shape and nature of your chosen family – but all the while, a herd of walkers moves ever closer to Richmond, putting pressure on allies and enemies alike.

Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker now available in the Windows Store

In the second installment of the Fifty Shades trilogy, Anastasia reignites her passionate affair with mysterious billionaire Christian Grey and is forced to face the wrath of the women who came before her. Get the racy unrated edition of Fifty Shades Darker ($14.99 HD/SD) in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store two weeks before Blu-ray.

Have a great weekend!

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal residents of the United States and Canada excluding Quebec. Open to players 13+, some restrictions apply. Round 1 ends 5/13/17. For details, see www.oculus.com/unspoken-tournament or your local Microsoft Store.
Rules: www.oculus.com/unspoken-tournament/legal/rules.

Updated April 27, 2017 10:03 am