Google begins testing to run Google Play games on Windows

Deepak Gupta January 27, 2022
Updated 2022/01/27 at 6:26 PM

With the announcement of Windows 11 one of the features of the new system of the Microsoft What caught the most attention would be the native application support android, but which initially will only work through the Amazon App Store. This news caught the attention of the Google, which is starting to test the Play Store in the computer operating system, with some games from the Google Play being in beta to work through the Windows.

The company has recently started releasing games in tests that would work on PCs, but access to this feature is only available in certain regions. But now, according to GSMArena, the company is testing the novelty in Play Store, where it seems that even more people are able to download an executable for mobile games to run on the Microsoft.

As pointed out by the portal, the Google Play is displaying a “Download on Windows” option in some games in some regions, allowing the user to access the game through the system. One of those games that can be tested is the Lineage2M, which, when downloaded, runs through the emulator purple, however, it is not clear if the functioning through this software is also some kind of test or if it is planning to use it in the whole project of the Play Store at the Windows.

Credits: Reproduction / Willian Ferreira

Initially the beta version of Google Play at the Windows has not yet arrived in Brazil, but apparently the “Download on Windows” seems to be working normally for our country. It is possible to download and run the executable normally, with it immediately starting the installation of the purple. By coming working through an emulator, the option is also working normally on older systems, like Windows 10.

Native Android Support on Windows 11 Arrives in February

THE Microsoft confirmed last Wednesday (26) that support for android at the Windows 11 may be tested by the public as early as February this year. The novelty, available thanks to a partnership with Microsoft with the Amazon App Store and the Intel, was already available to the participants of the Windows Insider Program since last October.

Support for applications android will still be part of a public preview, users will still be able to encounter bugs and other issues. Still, the result should be more stable compared to what was available to participants in the Windows Insider Program.

This test involving native support of Windows 11 to applications android is still restricted to Amazon App Store, integration and support for Google Play and Play Store still seems to work differently. With the Google allowing games to run through an emulator, it was unclear from the search giant’s goals whether it intends to launch the store natively on the new one as well. Windows.


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Source: GSMArena, Google

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