The day many Android/Windows users has been waiting for has finally some, Microsoft has announced that Windows 11 will officially support running Android apps natively. Celebration time right? Well as always there’s a catch, only apps delivered by the Amazon App Store will be supported officially.
Yep, in a true they giveth and they taketh away moment our hopes and dreams were delivered and taken away in the space of one paragraph. While were are truly pleased to see Microsoft include native support for Android at any level, it’s a real bitter disappointment that the official Playstore and vastly superior catalogue of apps inside it will not be supported.
It remains to be seen if sideloading of APKs is a possibility, however, without Google Play Services most of the best apps simply won’t work. Continuing these platform wars are.