In August 2016, Google had announced that the company would be shutting the apps section in the Chrome Web Store. According to the company’s blog post, it was the initial step in the process to shut down the Chrome Apps section as nobody wants to download apps through their browsers [Chrome] anymore.
Now Google announced that users can no longer have access to the Web Store and cannot install the apps through the Chrome Web Store.
Google said, that the apps already installed in Chrome shall no longer functional by early 2018. However, the Chrome OS users will still have access to the apps installed by the Store for the foreseeable future.
The users who are just using Google’s Chrome browser to browse the internet website will still be able to download themes and extension, according to the Google’s statement.