Microsoft is trying to renew the app store 'Microsoft Store'
by Microsoft Corporation
It is reported that Microsoft is developing a new 'Microsoft Store' with a completely new UI and policy.
Microsoft is building a new app store for Windows 10 in major revitalization effort | Windows Central
The Microsoft Store is an app store released in 2012 under the name 'Windows Store'. The OS at the time of release was Windows 8, and it has been operated with repeated upgrades, but this time it will undergo a major overhaul.
According to the news site Windows Central, there are three changes that will help developers in the new store:
· Developers will be able to send unpackaged Win32 apps to the store
· Developers will be able to host apps and updates on their own content delivery network (CDN)
· Allow developers to use third-party commerce platforms within their apps
Previously, developers had to package Win32 apps as MSIX , forcing store-driven updates and the use of commerce platforms, but new stores no longer need these points and existing code for Win32 apps. Will be able to be brought to the store as it is.
In addition, Microsoft plans to introduce first party applications such as Office, Edge, Teams, Visual Studio to the store by renewing the store and policy. The new store is expected to be released around the fall of 2021.