Microsoft looking into ways to Bring Pokemon Go and Snapchat to Windows Phones

Windows 10 logoPokemon Go and Snapchat are two of the most requested titles for Windows phones, and unfortunately for those who want to stick with the platform, there’s no confirmation until now that any of them might be released anytime soon.

But on the other hand, Microsoft says that it’s currently looking into options to make Pokemon Go and Snapchat available on Windows phones, though no details are offered just yet.

Posts from Microsoft engineers in the Windows 10 Mobile Feedback app and spotted by WinBeta indicate that there’s still hope these two could arrive on Windows phones, but the message published in this case should by no means be taken for granted.

An official announcement from Microsoft isn’t offered in this regard, and those company engineers only claim that Redmond is considering its options at the moment, so don’t get your hopes too high on receiving Pokemon Go or Snapchat on Windows phones anytime soon.

Microsoft looking into ways to Bring Pokemon Go and Snapchat to Windows Phones

“We have received an overwhelming amount of feedback requesting that the Store provide this application. The Windows Store team is looking into options with regard to the best way to fulfill this request. We keep you advised on any updates,” the response offered to the Pokemon Go request reads.

Windows phones users have petitioned Niantic to bring Pokemon Go on their platform, and until now, more than 50,000 users have already signed to support the request. In the case of Snapchat, this is quite an old saga that doesn’t seem to come to an end, with Microsoft users posting requests for an official app all over the web, but with Snapchat officials refusing to invest in anything else than the Android and iOS clients.

Without a doubt, seeing Pokemon Go and Snapchat launching on Windows phones would be terrific news, not only for users but for Microsoft too, as the company needs to find new ways to keep users on board, as it continues work on updates for Windows 10 Mobile.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: computer games, Microsoft, Windows 10 Mobile

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 1
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)