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Microsoft celebrates Star Wars Day with freebies and discounts on games, music and more

Microsoft has a number of freebies and discounts to help celebrate Star Wars Day today (May 4, otherwise known as "May the Fourth be with you"). They include price cuts on in-app purchases for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 games, along with a sale of the film's soundtrack.

The Xbox Music Deals app for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 is now selling The Music of Star Wars: 30th Anniversary Collector's Edition for $34.99, cutting its price by $11. However, you have to act fast as this deal expires today.

Download Microsoft Music Deals for Windows Phone (free) (free)

Download Microsoft Music Deals from the Windows Store (free) (opens in new tab) (free)

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Gamers who enjoy the free-to-play games Star Wars Commander and Star Wars Rebels: Recon Mission for Windows Phone will be able to buy in-app purchases for both games for 66% off their normal prices.

Download Star Wars: Commander from the Windows Phone Store (free)

Download Star Wars: Commander from the Windows Store (opens in new tab) (free)

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Download Star Wars Rebels from the Windows Phone Store (free)

Download Star Wars Rebels from the Windows Store (opens in new tab) (free)

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If you purchase the Star Wars Digital Movie Collection on Xbox Video from now until June 5, you not only get the exclusive R2-D2 Xbox Live avatar prop and the free Star Wars Pinball Pack for Zen Studios's Pinball FX2 game for either the Xbox One, or Xbox 360 but you also get a free Xbox One or Xbox 360 version of Angry Birds: Star Wars.

Source: Microsoft

  • May the fourth be with you!
  • May the 4th be with you!
  • Use the fourth, Luke.
  • The fourth is strong in your family
  • All I want is a good build of Windows 10 on my phone with office.
  • Office would be nice; I'd settle for not waiting 10 seconds for the start menu to load. And for Cortana to work correctly and with the band.
  • The fourth is strong with this one!
  • Don't force the fourth on me! Don't get cocky kid!
  • There's a great disturbance in the fourth
  • What about Star Wars Assault Team???
  • May the fourth be ever in your favour... wrong quote ?? Oh well
  • the fourth is strong in this one
  • Where are the freebies
  • There aren't any without a purchase of some kind
  • No Music Deals in Germany =(
  • May the 4th be with you, and enjoy the Star Wars music! Unless you live anywhere other than the US, in which case you can all Sith off.
  • 66%. I see what they did there
  • i didn't get.msft,amazon and majority of ecommerce sites are providing huge discounts for star wars products.
  • In Holland, may the 4th has a slightly different meaning..... On that day we commemorates all civilians and members of the armed forces of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, who have died in wars or peacekeeping missions since the outbreak of WW2.