Customers can purchase apps for devices running Windows 8 at the Windows Store. The Windows 8 operating system offers a direct link to the Windows Store, which is also accessible at Windows.Microsoft.com.
On devices running Windows 8, the Windows Store app appears as a green tile with a shopping bag icon featuring the Windows logo. Customers may press the tile on a Windows device to enter the store. The Windows Store allows users to search for apps by name, rating or collection. As of 2015, the Windows Store offers a range of apps that include Facebook, Twitter, Netflix and WordPress. The store also carries a number of game and activity apps. Many Windows Store apps are available for free.