It seems that Microsoft have lost their interest in competing with other companies offering ebooks such as Amazon, Apple Books, Google Play, Now Microsoft is shutting down the e-books categories at the Microsoft Store. Now the users will not be able to purchase, rent or pre-order any ebooks from the Microsoft store.
According to the company’s post on Tuesday, “Starting April 2, 2019, the books category in Microsoft store will be closing, Unfortunately, this means that starting July 2019 your ebooks will no longer be available to read.”
“You will get a full refund for all books purchases. We recommend you pre-order at another digital store,” The post said.