May 18, 2017 10:06 am

This Week on Windows: Build 2017 and more

By / Editor-in-Chief, Windows Blog

We hope you enjoyed this week’s special episode of This Week on Windows! You can catch up on all our news from Build 2017 in the blog post below.

In case you missed our Windows 10 tip from this week you can find it right here:

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

Logan (Buy for $14.99)

Logan movie poster

In the near future, Logan attempts to hide from the world as he cares for an ailing Professor X. But everything will change when a young mutant shows up, on the run from sinister forces. Logan is available now to purchase for $14.99 in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store. Watch the gripping superhero movie everyone is talking about one week before it comes to Blu-ray and DVD!

Phantom Dust (Free with IAP options)

Phantom Dust, the classic Xbox game blending third-person arena combat with card collecting, returns in re-release for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC with full Xbox LIVE support and a host of enhancements. Collect 300 unique skills and build your arsenal of powers, taking them into battle online with up to three other players in a variety of match types. Compete in highly destructible arenas and unleash an array of powers and tactics to defeat your enemies, including orbital particle cannons, flaming swords, barriers of ice, flight, cloaking, attack reflection and other abilities. All the while, get Xbox Play Anywhere, cross-device multiplayer, achievements and 16×9 presentation. Phantom Dust features more than 15 hours of solo player content in a story that explores isolation and faith – and it’s ready for you now in the Windows Store.

Netflix – Master of None (Free, subscription required for content)

From the Netflix show, Master of None, two men riding scooters down a road.

This week, Netflix brings the comedic talents of Aziz Ansari back for another season of the hilarious Master of None. Follow the personal and professional exploits of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York City who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat – much less, deciding the path he’ll follow in life. As sharp and funny as the actor who leads the cast, it’s must-see viewing this spring.

Minecraft Greek Mythology Mash-Up Pack now available (Buy for $5.99)

Behold and bow before the mighty Greek Mythology Mash-Up pack!

Your favorite historical figures from ancient Greek mythology are now available for Minecraft on Windows 10 for $5.99 USD. By the beard of Zeus! Complete with 39 skins and a bespoke texture set, the pack also has an original orchestral soundtrack composed by Gareth Coker. Build a pantheon fit for the gods, trap the Minotaur in an elaborate maze, or set sail for adventures across the sea – the options are endless! To learn more visit Minecraft’s blog post.

ForzaRC Season 3: The Porsche Cup to Make History at the 24 Hours of Le Mans

It seems like just yesterday that we kicked off the Forza Racing Championship (ForzaRC) Season 3: The Porsche Cup, which is currently in full swing through May 28. Today, we’re excited to share that the Elite finals will take place in France during the most prestigious endurance race in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, from June 17-18 – making it the largest racing esports event ever hosted at Le Mans. To mark this historic occasion bridging real-world motorsport and racing esports, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO), creator and organizer of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, made an entirely new category for esports competition: the Official Endurance Esports Category. After the esports race, the winner of the ForzaRC finals will accept a trophy on the same 24 Hours of Le Mans podium as the winning Le Mans drivers. Visit Xbox Wire to learn more about this exciting news!

Have a great weekend!

Updated May 19, 2017 2:26 pm