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We can install AppX packages (Metro/Modern/Microsoft-style UI apps) by using the following PowerShell command:

add-appxpackage C:\path-to-app.appx

But, I want to install free Windows Store apps from the command line. For example, install the free game Jetpack Joyride available on the Windows Store.

Is this possible?

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It seems you need to download it at least once. –  Ramhound Nov 8 '12 at 19:47
    
do you want to use system environment only or is it possible for you to install additional software? –  Paedow Nov 9 '12 at 13:22

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No, this is not possible. Sideloading (the correct name for pre-adding Apps) only works in Enterprise Edition, which is art of a domain and Apps that are signed with your certificate.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsstore/archive/2012/04/25/deploying-metro-style-apps-to-businesses.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/b/scd-odtsp/archive/2012/09/27/windows-8-sideloading-requirements.aspx

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