Developers will get to respond to user reviews in Windows Phone 8.1?
offensive content" or "poor performance" and you want the guys in Redmond to look into it. You can also tell Microsoft that the developer's "inappropriate response" to your review about his app is something that Microsoft needs to investigate.
It is the latter that gives away the new feature. You see, currently developers do not have the opportunity to respond to criticism, or even praise, from someone who reviewed an app. So that little leak would seem to indicate that Microsoft will be allowing developers to respond to comments in the Windows Phone Store. Google added something quite similar last year to the Google Play Store, allowing developers to respond to a customer review of an app.
Hey, it is only fair that if app users can criticize a game or an app, the developer behind it should have a chance to comment, right?
source: WindowsPhoneDaily via WPCentral