Microsoft’s Xbox and gaming leader, Phil Spencer, has previously admitted the agency has a variety of paintings to do on Windows for PC gamers. Whether it’s a poor Windows Store (Microsoft Store) enjoy, or Xbox birthday party chat and sport management via the Xbox app, Spencer has pledged to paintings on each the shop and Xbox app for Windows 10. It now looks like E3 2019 is probably when we start to pay attention approximately Microsoft’s planned fixes.
In an interview with PC Gamer, Spencer exhibits that Microsoft is prioritizing solving its keep for PC gamers. “First precedence is handing over a new Store revel in for video games that factors in all of our learnings from past demanding situations on the PC,” says Spencer. Part of the problem is that Microsoft’s very own first-party games are tied to broadly speaking being completely disbursed thru the Windows Store, in place of being available on Steam and some place else. Spencer doesn’t decide to changing this, however he does say “I count on us to share extra details on our plans right here quickly.”
Those info and more appear to be coming at E3 in June. “At E3 this year, and during 2019, you’ll start to see in which we’ve been investing to supply throughout Store, offerings, in Windows and in top notch video games,” says Spencer. “It’s just the start.”
Spencer’s comments come simply as Microsoft is making some interesting adjustments to Windows below the hood. The software program massive has been checking out some new recreation set up changes it’s making to a Windows 10 update due in April. Thurrott reviews that the adjustments include new services and drivers that could permit Windows 10 to install Xbox games in some unspecified time in the future. At the very least, the adjustments circulate the distribution of PC games over to Xbox infrastructure and offerings.