Amazon AppStore Preview

Microsoft has now expanded the availability of Amazon Appstore to Windows Insiders in Japan. With this availability, Windows 11 Insiders in Japan can now enjoy Android apps available in the Amazon Appstore on their Windows PCs.

To download the latest version of the Amazon Appstore, update Microsoft Store version to 22206.1401.6 (or higher). Also, you must be on Windows 11 Version 22H2 (or higher) on devices that meet the requirements for Windows Subsystem for Android.

On a related note, Microsoft recently released an update for Windows Subsystem for Android on Windows 11 with the following improvements:

  • New suite of shims available to toggle in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app which enables better experiences in several apps
    • Compatibility for games with joysticks (mapped to WASD)
    • Compatibility for gamepad in games
    • Compatibility for aiming in games with arrow keys
    • Compatibility for sliding in games with arrow keys
  • Scrolling improvements
  • Networking improvements
  • Android minimum window size defaulted to 220dp
  • Improved dialog when unsupported VPN is detected
  • New toggle to view/save diagnostic data in the Windows Subsystem for Android Settings app
  • Security updates
  • General reliability fixes, including improvements to diagnostic sizes
  • Graphics improvements