Stranger Things events coming to Microsoft Stores nationwide

What you need to know

  • Stranger Things events are coming to Microsoft Stores across the country.
  • Fans of the series will be able to code a game, create a minimovie, and play Stranger Things 3: The Game at Microsoft Stores.
  • This is yet another tie-in between Stranger Things and Microsoft.

Fans of the popular Netflix series Stranger Things will have a new event to check out at Microsoft Stores across the country soon. A new page titled Stranger Things + Microsoft Store has shown up on Microsoft's website. The page allows you to sign up and register to attend a Camp Know Where workshop or to play Stranger Things 3: The Game on Xbox and PC.

Microsoft Stores holding the events will have opportunities for participants to create a minimovie inspired by Stranger Things, code a video game with MakeCode, and play Stranger Things 3: The Game. The Verge also reports that you'll be able to use Windows Mixed Reality devices to insert yourself into Stranger Things. They also point out that a Stranger Things Collectible Arcade cabinet is "up for grabs for Xbox fans."

Image: Microsoft (via The Verge)

Image: Microsoft (via The Verge)

Microsoft has teased a Stranger Things connection over the last week including Windows 1.11 appearing in the Microsoft Store and a series of tweets teasing a connection. Microsoft also released a Windows Throwback theme and a Stranger Things theme for Windows 10 for anyone feeling nostalgic.

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