Wrapping up recent Windows Central contest winners: Gears of War and Sunshine!

We've got a couple of recent contest winners outstanding to announce before we get in and set up some new, very awesome contests later this week. Our final winners from the Gamescom week giveaways and the winner of our GoPro prized, sunshine themed photo contest.

So, strap in, here's who won what!

Gamescom Day 4 - Gears of War Ultimate Edition for Xbox One

The two winners of a copy of the game (once released) are:

hamburg82 and XSilverlink

Congratulations! Someone will be in touch soon to arrange your prizes!

Photo contest: Sunshine

As ever, picking a winner from our photo contests was tough, but the winner of a GoPro Hero is this entry from forums member:


This stunning shot captures the theme beautifully and what's even more amazing is that it was shot using a Lumia 520.

"I came across this beautiful scene while riding my bike on the Mecsek hills in Pécs, Hungary. I usually use my dslr to take pictures, but while riding I don't like carrying around a lot of heavy lenses, so in these cases I just take my phone with me. It was taken with a Lumia 520. Sure, it's a low-end device with a low-end camera, but the Lumia camera app gave me just enough manual control over the exposure to capture this beautiful sunlight coming through the winter fog in the afternoon."

Just goes to show that even the lower-end Lumia's can still take good photos in the right hands. Congrats!

Stay tuned to Windows Central as we've got a brand new photo contest to announce with another great prize, as well as a very special Xbox One themed giveaway. You really don't want to miss either!

Richard Devine
Managing Editor - Tech, Reviews

Richard Devine is a Managing Editor at Windows Central with over a decade of experience. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently, you'll find him steering the site's coverage of all manner of PC hardware and reviews. Find him on Mastodon at mstdn.social/@richdevine

  • Windows Central is on a roll. Awarding people left and right.
  • Haven't stopped yet. We've got a doozy of an Xbox contest coming up soon ;-)
  • Wow...looking forward to that. I know it'll be my turn one day...just one day ;)
  • Congrats to the winners!
  • This W.P.C Has to be one of the best Values for Money, I have had the pleasure to buy.
  • Woohoo Oh my God i won something! Thank you Windows Central :) Will be waiting for the "contact" soon :)
  • Hi Thanks so much! Very grateful. With Gears of War: UE coming out this week, it got me curious when I might hear something...    Thanks!
  • As a Gears of War: UE winner when can we expect to hear from you guys. Waiting anxiously :) :) :)
  • Wow, I never thought I'd win, i saw some beautiful pictures out there in the sunshine contest! Thank you Windows central! I recently upgraded to a Lumia 640 though, but I still have that 520 and it still works great!