Windows news recap: Google Play Games beta launches, Audible points users to web app, and more

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Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Google Play Games beta launches on Windows PC in 3 regions

Google’s Google Play Games has launched on Windows PC’s in beta, across 3 regions. The service allows users to play video games designed for Android on their PCs, with the addition of full keyboard and mouse support.

Google play games on windows and mobile

Audible points Windows 10 users to web app ahead of app removal

As Amazon prepares for the end of its dedicated Audible app on Windows 10, it has sent out emails to users to point them to the web app if they wish to continue accessing their Audible library.

Audible points windows 10 users to web app ahead of app removal - onmsft. Com - january 18, 2022

Windows 11 third-party widgets may be coming via the Microsoft Store

New reports suggest that Microsoft may soon address a complaint with the widget pane in Windows 11, with a possible announcement of supporting third-party widgets via the Microsoft Store, which would allow users to make use of this widget area based on their own needs, rather than for News and Weather.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows news.