Microsoft Store Tests New Shopping Cart Feature on Xbox and PC

Microsoft is launching a new feature for the Microsoft Store on PCs and Xbox One consoles. The company today announced the new Shopping Cart feature for Xbox Insiders on the Skip Ahead, Preview Alpha, and Preview Beta rings.

Shopping Cart on the Microsoft Store works just like you would expect: it lets you purchase multiple items as part of a single, unified order. So for example, you can buy multiple games, or a game and an app, or a movie and a game, together without having to separately purchase them. The purchase will have a single order number, too. It’s a useful feature that could come in handy in some cases, but it’s definitely not a necessity for an app/game store.

Microsoft is only testing the Shopping Cart feature for the Microsoft Store at this point in time, so there are some known issues and rough edges. Either way, if you are an Xbox Insider or Windows Insider, make sure to give it a go.

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  • wunderbar

    Premium Member
    14 August, 2018 - 3:30 pm

    <p>Good. This is like, 8 years overdue.</p>

  • PeteB

    14 August, 2018 - 7:04 pm

    <p>They can keep the shopping cart. I'll never spend a penny in that awful Windows 10 store, still a trashdump of third worlder knockoff apps after 7 years.</p>

    • fbman

      15 August, 2018 - 12:54 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#301703">In reply to PeteB:</a></em></blockquote><p>Just like all the trash available in the app store and google play store. Must apps stores are like this, 90% junk.</p>

  • Darekmeridian

    14 August, 2018 - 8:09 pm

    <p>It's shaping up nicely finally. They are taking a lot of cue's (both good and bad) from Amazon's website. Good: They have the Save for Later feature, to keep things in the cart. Bad: Once you advance to the Checkout stage, there is no backup button so you have to actually close the app or complete the purchase.</p><p><br></p><p><br></p>

  • ejryder3

    15 August, 2018 - 8:30 pm

    <p>That only took 10 years… in the next 10, we'll finally get a wishlist! I can't wait…</p><p><br></p>


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