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Month: January 2017

Halo Wars 2 Blitz Beta available in the Windows Store

Microsoft have announced the Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Beta officially for Windows 10 and  the Xbox One. It is scheduled to run from Jan 20th – Jan 30th. On the Windows Store it is an 8GB download.

Find out more details about the Beta over at the Xbox Wire at the link below

http://news.xbox.com/2017/01/20/halo-wars-2-blitz-beta-launch/

 

 

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard comes to Play Anywhere

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer the head of Xbox has announced via a tweet that the upcoming Resident Evil 7 will be a part of the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative. That means if you purchase the game digitally via the Xbox or Windows 10 Store it will be available to play across both platforms with a one time purchase. While the value of the Play Anywhere is questionable at this point it’s great to see more 3rd party support for it.

Learn more about Resident Evil Biohazard here

http://residentevil7.com/us/index.html

 

 

Windows Insiders get a feature packed new build

Microsoft have just dropped a new Insider build with tons of features. Several of them are meant to give you a taste of what is to come in the Creators Update for Windows 10.

Read more details about it in the official and massive blog post below

Vectr comes to the Windows Store

Vectr a free graphic design has just been released onto the Windows 10 Store. It is simply the store version of the regular Vectr download that has always been available to download via the site. Of course being a store download comes with the added benefit of one click install and seamless updates.

Vectr is an interesting piece of software for creating vector graphics in addition to it being free. While it’s still relatively new it might take some time to get familiar with it might just be a great option for designers. Any projects that you may create are stored and synchronized across platforms via the Vectr cloud.

Get it via the store link here or clicking the Vectr icon below

Vectr

 

Windows New UI Concept Leaked

Mspoweruser have got their hands on some exclusive screenshots showing off what might be the new UI direction in which Microsoft may be going in for future updates. It’s hard to say what exactly that might be based off the music app. What we can see right now however looks great. Aero like transparency from the Windows 7 era might make a comeback in some form of the other. Other UI aspects that will play a prominent part are animations in style that were used on Windows Phone 7/8. While it’s hard to say when exactly we will get to see this on a production version of Windows we can only stare at these pretty impressive concepts and hope. Find out more at Mspoweruser