To celebrate the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2, Microsoft is now offering some great offers in Windows Store from now through July 29. These offers include new features on your favorite games, rent a movie for free, get up to four months of free music and more. You can also vote for your favourite titles in the Windows Store for the chance to win one of 10 $50 Windows Store digital gift cards.
Some of the offers now available in the Windows Store:
- Microsoft Solitaire: Download and play in a contest beginning on July 19 with a new Windows 10 Anniversary Star Club Collection. The first 1,000 people in the U.S. who complete the entire Windows 10 First Anniversary Star Club collection will get $10 Microsoft Store gift codes!
- Minecraft: Story Mode – Free Episode: Enjoy the Adventure of a lifetime in the world of Minecraft with Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series. In this five-part episodic series, you’ll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End and beyond. Get episode 1 FREE & episode 2 – 6, discounted 50% from July 19 – July 29.
- Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta – Free Map: This month marks the one-year anniversary of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta! It’s been quite a ride, and to celebrate, Minecraft is releasing an awesome roller coaster map featuring all kinds of crazy visuals and builds. The map will become available for free download starting July 19.
- Free movie rental from Microsoft Movies & TV: Accept no substitutes! Between July 19 and July 25, you can rent School of Rock for free on Microsoft Movies & TV, starring Jack Black as an out-of-work musician who poses as a substitute teacher and turns a class of fifth grade high-achievers into high-voltage rock and rollers. Once you rent it you’ll have 14 days to start the film, and once you start the film you have 24 hours to finish watching it. Rated PG-13.
- Get up to 4 months of free music with Microsoft Groove: Buy a one-month subscription or a free trial of Groove Music Pass, and the next three months are on the house. What’s even better than millions of songs in your pocket – plus playlists, artist radio, and more? Get all that music free for up to 4 whole months. For a limited time, sign up for Music Pass, and after your first month we’ll email you a promo code for your complimentary months. As always, you can cancel anytime. But act fast – this deal only lasts until July 29. Available to customers without a current music pass. Sign up now.
- Fan Picks Poll: Beginning tomorrow through July 27, cast your vote for your favorite Windows store apps, games, music, movies & TV shows to enter for a chance to win one of 10, $50 Windows Store gift cards! Best of Windows Fan Pick Favorites in the four categories will be announced on July 29!
- Age of Empires: Castle Siege: Castle Siege and Windows 10 are celebrating the Windows 10 Anniversary! Giveaways, contests, and free in-game boosts abound during this special celebration, helping you to grow your empire and crush your enemies! Special anniversary activities begin in game on July 20. Head over to the Windows Store to download the game today.