Apps for Windows

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Facebook icon
The official app. Stay in touch, get updates, and chat.
WSOP: Full House Pro icon
Compete against poker players from around the world. Free to play.
MyTaxRefund icon
Quickly check the status of your tax returns after you've filed them.
WatchESPN icon
Watch SportsCenter, games big and small, and catch up on the latest news.
Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood icon
A detective story-game rich with horror and shadowy intrigue.
My Study Life icon
Take control of your schedule. For both students and teachers.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas icon
The infamous wide-open world of urban crime, optimized for Windows.
FIFA 14 icon
Real players, real teams, real leagues—get in on the action.

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The Windows Store has apps for just about everything you do. Watch a short video about the amazing variety of apps available to you, or search for a particular app.

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Games

Asphalt 8: Airborne icon
High-octane racing with 47 high-performance cars.
Halo: Spartan Assault icon
A new touch-based shooter exclusively for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
Airport City icon
Build your very own airport and travel the world.
Hexic icon
  • Spin and match hexes through 100 addictive levels.

Disney Solitaire icon
  • Solitaire adventure with a backdrop of timeless Disney classics.

Kingdoms & Lords icon
War looms. You must build up your village and train your militia.
Pocket Sheep icon
They are tiny. They are cute. They need your help.
Archie RiverDale icon
Archie and his pals need you to help rescue Riverdale.
Castle Raid 2 icon
Once again, you must defend your castle against the enemy’s hoard.

More apps are available in the Windows Store. You need Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to use the store, but you can search for more games here. Availability may vary by region.

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Built-in apps

Right out of the box, Windows 8.1 comes with apps to do all the basics and a lot more. There are apps to stay in touch, save your files to the cloud, and keep track of your photos and videos in new and easy ways.

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