Microsoft wants to beef up its presence on Android by offering its own application store, bringing together its many home apps available for the Google system.
Microsoft is once again strengthening its presence in the Android Play Store. The publisher of Redmond already offers many applications on the Google system, the most prominent probably being those of the Office suite, which were, for a time, reserved for Windows, before Microsoft adopts another strategy.
Today, Redmond continues its conquest of Android with an app on the Play Store which is actually … a shop of its mobile applications available on Android. A way to better highlight the richness of its catalog on this platform, and perhaps the way too, to push its current users to install more home products … The app has already been evaluated 330 times per hour. write these lines, and get a score of 4/5 despite several written opinions not understanding what the application is for.
This new app soberly called Microsoft Apps is in any case launched while the project Astoria, which was to allow Android apps to be easily ported to Windows 10 and the Windows Phone is stalled or even abandoned according to some reliable sources .