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This Week on Windows: Minecraft, Forza Motorsport 7 demo, Start screen tips

Written By published September 21, 2017

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! In case you missed it, read all about the Better Together Update for Minecraft, and check out our Windows 10 Tips on how to make Start full screen and how to set up family features on your Windows 10 PC!

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

Forza Motorsport 7 Demo

Experience the danger and beauty of competitive racing at the limit with Forza Motorsport 7, now available as an edge-of-your-seat free demo. Check out the difference that gorgeous graphics at 60fps and true 4K resolution in HDR make to your fun. And in the process, choose from more than 700 Forzavista™ cars to collect, including the largest assortment of Ferraris, Porsches and Lamborghinis ever. Read more over at Xbox Wire!

The Better Together Update for Minecraft is here

Players using Xbox One, mobile, VR and Windows 10 versions of Minecraft are all one big, happy Bedrock Engine family with the release of the Better Together Update! Say goodbye to “Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” or “Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition” and hello to a universal “Minecraft!” This update introduces cross-platform play, essentially creating a version of Minecraft that’s consistent no matter what device you’re playing on. For players using Windows 10 PC, we have integration with Paint 3D and, making it easy to export and share your Minecraft creations with our 3D community at

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean

On the run from his old nemesis Captain Salazar and his crew of ghost pirates, Captain Jack Sparrow sets out in search of a legendary artifact which will give him total control over the seas. Watch Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales ($24.99 UHD, $19.99 HD) tonight, available two weeks before Blu-ray in the Movies & TV section of the Windows Store.

Have a great weekend!