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Great for gaming. (And studying.)

Get all the power that you need for bragging rights on campus. Windows 10 is the best platform for PC gaming.

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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 which is faster and more efficient than ever before, maximizing use of existing graphics hardware.4

New & featured games

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Live the Horizon Life

For the first time in the racing and driving genre, experience dynamic seasons in a shared open-world. Explore beautiful scenery, collect over 450 cars**, and become a Horizon superstar in historic Britain.

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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 favorite games and join communities of gamers based on your interests.

Stream games from your Xbox One to any Windows 10 PC at home, including your Xbox 360 games 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 theaters.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 favorite PC titles.

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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 http://www.xbox.com/backcompat. Xbox Live and broadband internet required for initial download of game to console.