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Microsoft wants to bring together pricing for apps on both the Windows Phone Store and Windows Store

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Apr 2014, 17:51

Microsoft took to the Windows Blog to announce the consolidated price tier structure to support the unified apps that will be available for both the Windows Store and the Windows Phone Store. To make this happen, price points of 99 cents and $1.29 are being added to apps in the Windows Store. According to Microsoft, 55% of apps purchased in the Windows Phone Store are covered by these two prices...

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posted on 12 Apr 2014, 17:54 5

1. sip1995 (Posts: 1687; Member since: 07 Feb 2014)

2 IN 1 That's great.

posted on 12 Apr 2014, 17:58 5

2. Liveitup (Posts: 1798; Member since: 07 Jan 2014)

Truly one experience for everything.

posted on 12 Apr 2014, 18:50 1

3. valapsp (Posts: 562; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)

if you take a closer look you'll see that 300,000 of the apps are garbage. this is true about android and ios but because they have much more apps this is not apparent.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 08:05

7. wolfsaviorzx (unregistered)

If Windows Store had 100,000 good apps I'd be happy. lol tbh all 3 stores suck, mostly crap but that's the price of "Accepting indies" which is accepting the worse possible crap ever made.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 00:32

4. vincelongman (Posts: 5068; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)

Sound's good
I like how some humble bundles include both the PC and Android version (and soundtrack) of the game
Would be great if MS could get the PC and WP versions to sync as well

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 08:06

8. wolfsaviorzx (unregistered)

Would be even better if there was a version of steam for Android and Windows Phone and IOS (doubt that though). Than you could buy your games on all 3 devices and have freedom to move around OS's like on PC.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 15:49

9. vincelongman (Posts: 5068; Member since: 10 Feb 2013)

That would be perfect, unfortunately probably no chance of happening :(

Also it would be cool if you could link your steam account with your uplay and origin accounts, then have all your uplay and origin games in steam (probably no chance of happening as well)

posted on 21 Apr 2014, 20:03

13. wolfsaviorzx (unregistered)

You can manually add uplay and origin games but yeah nothing official will happen.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 01:50

5. skinny95black (Posts: 113; Member since: 06 Jan 2013)

They first thing they should do is lower the prices for their apps here in saudi Arabia thir tax are to much to be reasonble so please do that firat then merge the apps

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 03:19

6. express77 (unregistered)

improve those apps in windows 8. feels immature comparing to programs. also provide offline backup feature for the store apps.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 18:35

10. dorian827 (Posts: 160; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)

That would be great Windows, tired of double purchasing apps that are the same on both stores.

posted on 13 Apr 2014, 18:35

11. dorian827 (Posts: 160; Member since: 28 Jul 2012)

OneApp, OneWallet, OneProfit

posted on 14 Apr 2014, 01:37

12. joey_sfb (Posts: 6607; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)

Microsoft should just focus on their x86 code base Windows. Build modern features on that.

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