Xbox One games already starting to appear in the Windows Store

Ivan Jenic By: Ivan Jenic
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Microsoft plans to merge the Xbox Marketplace and the Windows 10 Store into one mega-store, meaning that games for Windows 10 will also be available on Xbox One and that developers will be allowed to develop for both platforms. The merged store should debut alongside the arrival of the Anniversary Update for Windows 10, but it looks like Microsoft has already started taking actions towards that goal.

A Russian portal, OneTile, reported that some Xbox One games can already be seen on the Windows 10 Store. Some of the games listed in the Store are Overwatch Beta, Metro Redux Bundle, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection Digital.

Of course, none of these games are available for purchase and download yet, as we’ll have to wait for the official merging of two stores to be able to actually do so. Microsoft’s intentions are still unclear: we don’t know whether the company is just testing the new system or if these games ended up in the Windows 10 Store by mistake.

All we know is that Microsoft is expected to merge the two platform’s stores with the Anniversary Update this July. However, there’s word on the street that Microsoft will deliver the new store even before the major update so that Insiders can test it and provide required feedback.

We don’t know when the alleged test version of the new store will be released, but some sources claim it will be very soon, most likely at the end of this month or early next month. Of course, as soon as Microsoft makes its next move, we’ll make sure to let you know.

Are you looking forward to introduction the new store? Is one big store for both platforms, instead of two separate ones, a better solution? Tell us your opinion in the comments below!

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