Get your spook on for Halloween!

It’s that scary time of the year again, when fake spiders, carved pumpkins and spooky costumes slowly crawl out of the shadows for our biggest enjoyment. Halloween is all about goodies, and whether you’re planning a scary movie night, a chilled night out or a ‘trick-or-treat’ adventure with the kids, make sure to check out some of our must-have apps and games to make this year’s Halloween creepier and better than ever. Happy Halloween!


If you haven’t decided yet which fright fest to watch on your Lumia or Surface, or you’re still looking for a terrifying costume, tips for carving the perfect pumpkin or a recipe to concoct a bubbling potion for your party, Bing can help. Using the top Halloween-related searches, we’ve scared up some tricks and treats to make your fright night even better. Check it out and more on the Bing Blog.


The world of Minecraft is celebrating the spookiest time of year with a themed skin pack to allow your favorite characters to dress up trick-or-treat style. Dress your character like a zombie, a skeleton, a rainbow sheep, a spider, an ocelot and many more. Check out the Xbox Wire for more details.

The best of Halloween comes together in the ghoulish games and spine-tingling movies, TV shows and apps of Shocktober. Have a look at our ‘Shocktober’ lineup of spooky games, apps, music, TV shows and movies, and let yourself be spooked. Have a look at what’s waiting for you on the Windows blog and on the Xbox blog.

Dress up your desktop for Halloween with the cheerfully glowing jack-o’-lanterns and sweet candy treats in this free Windows theme. Check it out here.


There’s no Halloween without carving a good old Jack-O-Lantern and, to add to the fun, we’ve created templates based on four of our popular emoticons for your artistic-pumpkin-carving pleasure. Make sure to also check out our spooky Halloween mojis.


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