Man wearing headphones and using an Xbox controller to play Sea of Thieves game on a Windows 10 gaming laptop

Man wearing headphones and using an Xbox controller to play Sea of Thieves game on a Windows 10 gaming laptop

Great for gaming. (And studying.)

Get all the power and processor that you need for gaming and winning at whatever else is next in life, whether it’s university or a career. And bonus - the biggest selection of VR hardware and games from Microsoft Store and Steam® VR, Windows 10 is the best platform for VR gaming.*


The best Windows ever for gaming

Watch, interact with, and influence streamers in real-time with Mixer.2

Game Mode moved to the Game Bar, so you can easily enable or disable it depending on what you’re playing. Bitrates change smoothly during Mixer broadcasting.1

Play games like Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2 in 4K resolution on Windows 10. With four times the pixels of standard 1080p HD, 4K offers the clearest, most realistic graphics possible.3

DirectX 12 games unlock the full capabilities of your PC’s video hardware to deliver incredible visuals and improved performance. At the heart of DirectX 12 is the latest version of Direct 3D. Faster and more efficient than ever before, maximise the use of existing graphics hardware.4

New and featured games

Forza Motorsport 7 game screen

Forza Motorsport 7 game screen

Forza Motorsport 7

Experience the danger and beauty of competitive racing at the limit with the most comprehensive automotive game ever made.


The perfect game for every gamer

From the best casual games to a new generation of PC gaming, Windows 10 is built for the games you love.

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Xbox app

The Xbox app brings together your friends, games and accomplishments across Xbox One, Windows 10, iOS and Android devices. Stay connected to your Xbox Live community, join Clubs, find gamers to play with using Looking for Group, and record your epic gaming moments with Game DVR.5

Finding gamers has never been easier. With new features like Looking for Group and Clubs on Xbox Live, you can seek out players for your favourite games and join communities of gamers based on your interests.

Stream games, including your Xbox 360 games, from your Xbox One to any Windows 10 PC at home, via Backward Compatibility. And now you can even stream Xbox One games directly to your Oculus Rift headset. Just connect to your console via the Xbox One Streaming app and watch your games come to life on a huge virtual screen in three immersive virtual theatres.6

Now the top PC games will start showing up on Xbox Live. See what your friends are playing, share and watch game clips, and access Game Hubs for your favourite PC titles.

Best devices for gaming

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*PC hardware requirements may vary for VR games on Windows 10.
1 Performance varies based on PC hardware specifications.
2 Broadband internet required for some features. ISP fees apply.
3 Games sold separately. 4K functionality available with supported games, monitors and graphics chips. Check PC to determine graphics chip compatibility.
4 DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips. Check PC to determine graphics chip compatibility.
5 Broadband internet required (ISP fees apply). Xbox Live features only available with supported games. Online multiplayer (including streaming with multiplayer) and some features of Game DVR on Xbox One require Xbox Live Gold subscription (sold separately). Available on iOS 8.0 and above, Android 4.0 and above.
6 Stream to one device at a time; streaming with multiplayer from Xbox One requires home network connection and Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately). Xbox One Backward Compatibility feature works with select Xbox 360 games, see Xbox Live and broadband internet required for initial download of game to console.