Microsoft has announced that all manner of third party software and storefronts are coming to the Microsoft storefront, and that's awesome.
Microsoft wasn't just indulging in wishful thinking when it said it wanted more third-party app stores in Windows 11's portal. The Vergenotes that new Microsoft Store policies now allow third-party storefront apps. And no, Amazon's Appstore isn't the only partner hopping aboard — the Epic Games Store is also coming to the Microsoft Store in the "next few months." As promised, Microsoft won't demand a share of revenue from these shops.
Microsoft wasn't just indulging in wishful thinking when it said it wanted more third-party app stores in Windows 11's portal. Amazon's Appstore and the Epic Games Store are among those coming on.
Microsoft today announced that it is opening up the Microsoft Store for Windows to third-party storefront apps, including the Epic Games Store and the Amazon Appstore. Epic and Amazon's stores will be discoverable on the Microsoft Store for Windows and can be downloaded like any other app.
New MS Store will be more convenient (and useful) for users and developers.
Microsoft in announcing the change further noted that Amazon and Epic Games have already signed on to bring their storefronts to the Microsoft Store, and that they should be available within the next few months. There was no mention of Steam in today’s announcement, but Windows and device chief Panos
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