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This Week on Windows: Windows Mixed Reality headsets, Microsoft Word tips and more

Written By published September 7, 2017

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! In case you missed it, read about the Surface Laptop colors arriving in additional countries, catch up on the news from IFA last week, check out five tips for using Microsoft Word – or, keep reading for what’s new in the Windows Store.

In case you missed it:

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

Pre-order Super Lucky’s Tale

Super Lucky's Tale

Head back to the era of classic platformers in Super Lucky’s Tale ($29.99), where an adorably energetic and optimistic little fox named Lucky is on a quest to find his inner strength – and to help his sister rescue the Book of Ages from the mysterious villain Jinx. There are lots of funny friends and adversaries along the way.

Forza Motorsport 7 has gone gold with demo arriving Sept. 19

“Forza Motorsport 7” goes live worldwide on Oct. 3, with Ultimate Edition owners hitting the track on Sept. 29. The official demo arrives on Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs Sept. 19 for players to download and play, for free. The demo features three unique racing experiences, showcasing the depth and breadth of the experiences available in the game. Drive the “Forza Motorsport 7” cover car – the Porsche 911 GT2 RS – to the brand-new Dubai circuit and experience the thrill of navigating the Jebel Hafeet Pass, one of the most famous driving roads in the world. Or, pilot the massive Mercedes-Benz Tankpool racing truck to victory at the high-speed Mugello circuit in Italy. Head over to Xbox Wire to read more!




Songbringer ($19.99) is a new sci-fi role-playing game with swords, secrets, dungeons and more. You play the role of protagonist and accidental hero, Roq Epimetheos. With a propensity for partying and making music, he cruises the galaxy with his skybot Jib aboard the ship Songbringer, searching for verdant planets absent the presence of galactic police. Available on Windows 10 & Xbox One with Xbox Play Anywhere today.

Harry Potter Books in the Windows Store

Harry Potter Books

This fall, go back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, as the complete collection of Harry Potter Books arrives in the Windows Store.* Find all seven books in the Harry Potter series collected along with other Harry Potter favorites including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

American Horror Story: Cult

American Horror Story

Prepare to be terrified by the highly anticipated new chapter in Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology. American Horror Story: Cult ($24.99 HD, $19.99 SD) is available now in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

Have a great weekend!

*Requires the Windows 10 Creators Update