June 29, 2017 10:00 am

This Week on Windows: Ultimate Game Sale, customize your desktop and more

By / Editor, Windows Blog

We hope you enjoyed today’s episode of This Week on Windows! Check out our Windows 10 Tip on how to personalize your PC with themes in the Windows Store; head over here for more on the Ultimate Game Sale, beginning Friday, June 30; read all about the biometric identity ring that works with Windows Hello; get better viewing with Sling TV Cloud DVR, now for Windows 10 – and keep reading for what’s new in the Windows Store.

In case you missed it:

Pinball FX3 coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One this summer

Pinball FX3

Pinball FX has a long and storied history on Xbox Live, having released in the early days of Xbox LIVE Arcade in July 2010 (almost 7 years ago!). Now the time has come to evolve the Pinball FX2 platform, with Pinball FX3: the biggest, most community-driven pinball game ever created. New single-player modes have been developed that will help make players develop their skills and perform better, and you can bring the majority of your previous PFX2 purchases to PFX3 at no charge. Head over to Xbox Wire to read more, and keep an eye on pinballfx.com for news and updates!

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

Spartan Jerome-092 and Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee clash in Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10 and Xbox One

Two iconic figures from the Halo Wars series return to the forefront in the latest downloadable content for Halo Wars 2: the Icons of War pack. First up is Commander Jerome-092, Spartan-II super soldier and leader of Red Team aboard the UNSC Spirit of Fire. Next is the deadly and merciless Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee, who may not have survived his stint as the primary antagonist of the first game, but arrives in Halo Wars 2 with loads of resentment and zero Regret. Both Jerome-092 and Arbiter Ripa ‘Moramee are available as part of the Halo Wars 2 Season Pass, or available for individual purchase at $5.99 USD each. You can also purchase a special 2-pack version that includes both Leaders for $9.99 USD. As always, new Halo Wars 2 content will continue to come in the months ahead, so follow @Halo and stay tuned to Halo Waypoint and Xbox Wire for the latest info. See you on the battlefield!

Killer Instinct

 A new warrior comes to Killer Instinct in this latest update.

A new warrior comes to Killer Instinct ($4.99) in this latest update. For Aria, Eagle is the most valuable being on the planet. His ability to commune with and influence all forms of life, including machines, holds the key to her total destruction. Now, set free after years of imprisonment in Aria’s dream world, Eagle returns to restore balance to the Earth.

Fate of the Furious

Fate of the Furious, available now in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

When a mysterious woman draws Dom into her world of crime in Fate of the Furious, his friends will crisscross the globe to stop her and bring back the man who made them a family. Own the latest installment in this blockbuster franchise two weeks before Blu-ray, available now in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store. Plus, for a limited time, purchase Fate of the Furious and get a free in-game item for the Rocket League game on Xbox One!

Preacher Season 2 – Buy from $22.99

Preacher Season 2 now in the Windows Store

Preacher ($24.99 HD, $22.99 SD) is back for a thrilling second season as Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy set out on a road trip to find God and get caught up in an epic battle spanning Heaven, Hell and humanity. Watch the season premiere of this twisted comedic drama now in in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store!

Have a great weekend!

Updated June 29, 2017 12:24 pm