Xbox Play Anywhere games now available for pre-order

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Windows 10 PC owners can now pre-order Xbox Play Anywhere games from the Windows Store. You can now pre-order ReCore, Forza Horizon 3, and Gears of War 4 and play these games wherever you want. Microsoft promises more games will soon be available for pre-order, such as: Sea of Thieves, Scalebound, Crackdown 3 and more.

The Xbox Play Anywhere feature allows you to buy your favorite games once and play them on your Windows devices whenever you want. You can buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game from the Xbox Store or Windows Store, and play it on your Xbox One or Windows 10 PC.

Plus, when you start playing any Xbox Play Anywhere game, you can pause and pick back up where you left off on another Xbox One or Windows 10 PC, bringing all your saves, game add-ons, and Achievements with you. In all cases, Xbox Play Anywhere titles act as one game with one account and can be accessed across multiple devices.

For the time being only four games are available for pre-order in the Windows Store: ReCore, Forza Horizon 3, Halo Wars 2 and Gears of War 4.

ReCore is a perfect mix between action and platformer gameplay with incredible visuals, and an emotionally charged story. The game follows the journey of Joule Adams, a young survivor of a terrible cataclysm who leaves Earth and goes to Far Eden to build a new home for mankind. The game will be available in North America on September 13, in Japan on September 15 and in  EMEA on September 16.

Forza Horizon 3 lets you test the world’s best cars while exploring Australia. All online modes, co-op and multiplayer modes will support cross-play between devices. This game will be released on September 23.

Halo Wars 2  lets players take the role of the Master Chief, humanity’s best defense against the evil Covenant forces, but they can also assume the identity of the Covenant Elite known as the Arbiter. Thanks to its new graphics, this game will definitely hook you for hours. Halo Wars 2 will be released for Xbox One and Windows 10 PC on February 21, 2017.

Gears of War 4 lets players take part in a new saga in the Gears of War universe as the game’s heroes unite to rescue their loved ones and discover the source of a huge new threat. Gears of War 4 will be released on Windows 10 PC and Xbox One on October 11.

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