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  1. skja's Avatar
    Why is it that if u buy a wp8 app its either not on the windows 8 store or it is but needs repurchased???
    WanderingTraveler and dgr_874 like this.
    07-12-2013 11:25 PM
  2. rcasey's Avatar
    wot
    07-12-2013 11:32 PM
  3. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    It's because the two stores aren't unified yet.
    That and devs have to develop for both WP8 and Win8.
    07-12-2013 11:39 PM
  4. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    The apps are different for Windows Phone and Windows 8. It's the same way with Apple products. If one has an iOS app for his iPhone/iPad, he needs a separate app for his OS X Mac.
    07-12-2013 11:40 PM
  5. Xpider_MX's Avatar
    Different platforms. If you buy the same app in android you must repurchased again in iPad, same app different platforms, different stores.
    07-12-2013 11:52 PM
  6. skja's Avatar
    What about the Xbox games like batman and etc why do I have to pay 6-7$ and then again on windows 8, I can see with other apps but with Xbox games they should be usable all around once bought, like when I had bb10 prior to l920 I had apps on there that were also usable on the bb playbook without purchasing again
    07-13-2013 01:08 AM
  7. dgr_874's Avatar
    What about the Xbox games like batman and etc why do I have to pay 6-7$ and then again on windows 8, I can see with other apps but with Xbox games they should be usable all around once bought, like when I had bb10 prior to l920 I had apps on there that were also usable on the bb playbook without purchasing again
    I agree. I was so convinced that this was they way they were heading. Then Skulls of the Shogun came out and every platform required a separate purchase. I was dumbfounded. iOS still has the advantage. Buy once for ipad and iphone (most apps are for both nowadays) AND share it with 10 different devices. Works great.
    Last edited by dgr_874; 07-13-2013 at 12:35 PM. Reason: spelling
    07-13-2013 02:17 AM
  8. Huime's Avatar
    Iphone and Ipad pretty much runs the same OS. With WP8 and W8, you are comparing iOS and OSX. Its confusing but also a pretty ridiculous question once you understand the difference.
    07-13-2013 02:33 AM
  9. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    What about the Xbox games like batman and etc why do I have to pay 6-7$ and then again on windows 8, I can see with other apps but with Xbox games they should be usable all around once bought, like when I had bb10 prior to l920 I had apps on there that were also usable on the bb playbook without purchasing again
    That's one of the first questions I had after installing Windows 8. I started a thread about it last year, since I was confused at the time.
    07-13-2013 02:35 AM

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