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February 1, 2018

This Week on Windows: National Entrepreneurship Week, Anime Month and more

We hope you enjoyed this week’s episode of This Week on Windows! Check out our Windows 10 Tip on how to add 3D to your PowerPoint presentation in five easy steps, read more about the new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition for Forza Motorsport 7  – or, head over here to save up to 40% off hit movies and up to 60% off TV season passes, including fan favorites like Dragon Ball Z and Naruto. Check out all that Anime Month has to offer, now through Feb. 26 in the Movies & TV section of the Microsoft Store.

Also – Feb. 5 kicks off National Entrepreneurship Week and, to celebrate, every Microsoft Store in the U.S. and Canada will offer free workshops and events to equip entrepreneurs with the skills and resources to achieve more. Head over here to learn more!

Here’s what’s new in Microsoft Store this week:

Pre-order FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION on Windows 10 for $49.99


Get ready to be at the center of the ultimate fantasy adventure, now on Windows 10 PCs. Joined by your closest friends on the road trip of a lifetime through a breathtaking open world, witness stunning landscapes and encounter larger-than-life beasts on your journey to reclaim your homeland from an unimaginable foe. In an action-packed battle system, channel the power of your ancestors to warp effortlessly through the air in thrilling combat, and together with your comrades, master the skills of weaponry, magic and team-based attacks. Now realized with the power of cutting-edge technology for Windows PCs, including support for high-resolution displays and HDR10, the beautiful and carefully-crafted experience of FINAL FANTASY XV can be explored like never before. Pre-order FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION here from Microsoft Store for $49.99!

Introducing the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition for Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 fans, get ready to experience a new level of power and performance with the launch of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition which is a free gift for all players. The specially designed F-150 joins the lineup of more than 700 cars in the game which showcases 60 frames per second racing on all Xbox One platforms and native 4K support on Xbox One X. With a custom livery based on Xbox One X’s codename “Project Scorpio” and numerous performance-minded upgrades, this Raptor is ready to intimidate all opponents in Forza Motorsport 7.

While the truck is significantly taller than stock – over 93 inches tall (2.3 meters) on 38 inch BF Goodrich Krawler T/A tires – the team behind the Xbox One X Raptor still wanted it to retain the race truck’s Baja-tested performance characteristics. The Raptor’s livery was designed by illustrator Hydro74 and features a stylized “Project Scorpio” scorpion motif. Look closely and you can see that the scorpion’s body includes many details from Xbox One X, including the thumb sticks, d-pad, and ABXY buttons.

Starting today, Forza Motorsport 7 owners can download the free Xbox One X Raptor from their Forza Motorsport 7 Message Center, as well as download a Ford F-150 Raptor Xbox One X Edition Windows 10 Theme set in the Microsoft Store. In addition, we’ve got a new Rivals event available today in the Featured Event channel, starring the Raptor. Look for the “Delivering the Sting” event and set your best time on the leaderboard. Can you tame the power of the Xbox One X Raptor? Read more over at Xbox Wire!

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Have a great weekend!