It gets worse, my friend.
Some things will be made exclusive on the Microsoft app store. Some users will be baited into the trap.
For example, Diagnostic Data Viewer, 'available free on the Windows Store'. That means you need a Microsoft account.
Oh, and the venerable Age of Empires game, a Windows Store exclusive.
So desperate to grow the third (turd) ecosystem, SatNad's Microsoft resorts to underhanded ransomware tactics by using its in-house games.