Recode sources claim there will be zero new devices at the show packing Microsoft's slow-growing mobile operating system, despite MWC's status as the biggest show in the mobile calendar.
Despite the lack of new phones reportedly slated for the event, Microsoft will hold court with the media on Sunday night, prior to the commencement of MWC, where it plans to discuss some of its future plans in mobile.
However, at an event notorious for setting the smartphone stage for the year, will the absence of a fresh crop of handsets running Windows Phone affect Microsoft's ability to make an impact in 2014?
Time will tell.
- Microsoft does have one hit on its hands in the form of the Xbox One.