With gorgeous full HD displays, stereo speakers, and Windows 10 operating system, the Surface family of devices pulls double-duty as mobile gaming devices.
But which games to choose? And just as importantly, which ones won’t break your budget?
The Windows Store is packed with blockbuster games that you can play on your Surface as a free download. We’ve picked out some of our favorites for you.
Age of Empires: Castle Siege
No matter which civilization you inhabit – from the Britons to the Teutons to Kievan Rus—“Age of Empires: Castle Siege” features thrilling gameplay as you build and defend an empire. This strategy game is Xbox Live-enabled and ready for play on your Surface, with full support for input by touch, keyboard and mouse, or Xbox controller.
Candy Crush Soda Saga
Enjoy all the candies, game modes (check out Frosting and Honey!), juicy environments, and mouth-watering graphics in this sugary, fun-filled puzzle adventure. Cross the sugar desert to get to Coconut Cream Mirage, and play all 510 sugar-shock-inducing levels.
Asphalt 8: Airborne
The intense driving experience of this classic arcade game series turns a corner to even bigger, faster, more thrilling adventures in “Asphalt 8: Airborne.” With a brand-new physics engine, your dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts look totally realistic—complete with newly recorded high-fidelity car motor sounds.
Hop into one of 47 high-performance cars and hit the ramps, perform barrel rolls, do 360-degree jumps, and take the race beyond where you’ve gone before.
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops
The Tiny Troopers are back and ready for Windows 10! Join these little guys as they head into conflict through three thrilling special operations, armed with the latest military hardware. Remember that size means nothing—it’s all about your spirit in battle.
Order & Chaos 2
Join thousands of players in an interactive world of stunning graphics, multiple factions, and thousands of characters in this massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.
Choose and customize your hero from five races and five classes, then take him to hundreds of quests. As the story unfolds, you’ll stand with or fight other players—or even go solo in special dungeon missions to earn amazing rewards.
Microsoft Treasure Hunt
Explore underground labyrinths in search of untold fortune in “Microsoft Treasure Hunt.” Mark suspicious terrain and plan your moves carefully to uncover tools, weapons, and hidden bonus levels filled with loot. Use the gold you collect to purchase supplies and permanent upgrades for your journey deep underground.
Call of Duty: Heroes
In “Call of Duty: Heroes,” command an army of legendary heroes, elite soldiers, and devastating drones from the Call of Duty franchise in this 3D combat strategy game. Customize your base and train elite forces to dominate your enemies.