How do I check for game updates? (Windows 10 and 8.1)

How to check for game updates:

Game app performance can become “buggy” and unreliable if the app is not up to date. Updates go out to fix known issues and to insure things run smoothly with your updated operating system. It is important to keep your games and OS up to date for the best performance.

Here’s how to find out if you’re running the latest version of your game. Windows 10

  1. Open the Store and sign in with the account you use to play the game.
  2. In the search box, type the name of the game. For example, type Microsoft Solitaire Collection in the search box.
  3. On the game detail page, the button will show Open if you have the latest version. If it shows Update, select it to update your game.

 

solitaire

Alternatively, you can select your account icon in the Store (to the left of the search box), and then select Downloads and Updates to see if there’s an update available for your game.

 

downloads-and-updates

Check of updates: Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Store and sign in with the account you use to play the game.
  2. Move your mouse to the far right of your screen, or swipe in from the right, to show the charm menu.
  3. Select Settings.settings
  4. Select App updates.app-updates
  5. On the App updates screen, select Check for updates.

 

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If updating the game doesn’t resolve the problem, uninstall and then reinstall the game from your device.