Windows 8 Apps to supercharge Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday

Win8 apps Super Bowl Football

Super Bowl XLVII is upon us and if you’re a football fan, you are probably already organizing everything to gather your friends next Sunday. But the party isn’t complete until you stop by the Windows Store and get a few great apps to stay even more connected with the game and to offer your guests with new delights that are easy to prepare, other than the typical chips, deeps, and the same drinks.

Do you need some ideas on what to serve to your friends or how to stay updated second-by-second on the game day? Now that Windows 8 is here, you can download great modern apps in seconds and make the most out of the football championship game.

Snack Time

snack time win8 app

Snack Time is a simple app that offer a great variety of “sport foods” recipes that are delicious and easy to prepare. Cook foods like: garlic french fries, braised BBQ beef sandwiches, German pork burger and much more.

iFood.TV win8 app food recipe

iFood.TV is another great food app for Windows 8. Unlike many other recipe applications, iFood offers a large library, over 50,000 food and drink recipes with videos. You can use this app for every occasion (not just for football parties), but for this special event use the Home menu and do a search for  football and you’ll find tasty recipes such as traditional buffalo wings, super bowl chicken wings, nachos, delicious cocktails, and much more.

For more food and drinks apps, check our previous recommendations.


sports microsoft app

Sports is a Microsoft app for Windows 8, powered by the decision engine, Bing, and it brings, not just NFL, but all the latest sports news in an easy to interact interface. With Sports you can get overviews of schedules, statistics, latest headlines, scores and a lot more about your favorite team. You can also customize the experience by tracking your team with information that is most interesting to you.


espn for windows 8

The ESPN you know is now also for your Windows 8 PC or tablet. The app offers sport fans with all the information, videos and up-to-the-minute scores and news about your favorite team and sport. Also get access to image galleries and what’s trending in social networks about your team or league from a single place.

All the Windows Store apps featured today in this collection are compatible with Windows 8 (x86/x64) and Windows RT (ARM), and they are also free. For even more apps visit the Store from the Start screen in Windows 8 and also visit our Apps review section.


If you won’t be around the TV on Sunday to watch the game, don’t worry, you’ll also be able to watch the live stream online from — for more information visit this NFL page.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and