Microsoft is finally making this “necessary” change to the Windows Store to help users find the right app

Microsoft tried to improve its app store experience by offering a better user interface, more native apps or via Android app support, etc. However, there was one issue that might not affect many users, but it certainly helps them decide if the app is worth trying. Good, Microsoft Store used to restrict user reviews of apps and games to just 2000. But, this is no longer the case. The App Store has been updated to show over 2000 reviews.
Microsoft’s lead architect responsible for Microsoft Store Rudy Huyn took to Twitter to announce the new change. Huyn also revealed that the limitation of the 2000 exam was due to an old technical limitation. He further confirmed that the issue has been fixed and Microsoft Store can show more reviews per app or game.

He also shared some sample screenshots of some games with 66,000, 2, 19,000, and 5, 36,000 reviews. This is undoubtedly much more than the ceiling of previous reviews. Although it is not clear if there is still some kind of limitation in terms of the number of reviews or if the Microsoft Store, in the future, will show all available reviews for the app or game.
“An old technical limitation prevented the #MicrosoftStore from displaying more than 2,000 reviews per product in the past, this is something we had to fix and we are now very happy to announce that this limitation is finally gone”, Huyn said.
Although showing more reviews might not seem like a big deal. However, it certainly complicated things when deciding whether or not to download the app. Since the limitation has been lifted, it will allow users to review more reviews and have a proper preview of the app they are planning to download on their Windows PC.
The changes are a server-side update and you don’t need to download an update or anything for it.


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