Google will begin to hide outdated apps on the Play Store this year in the name of security. Users will still have access to the apps if they have used them previously. Here is the main explanation from Google
Starting on November 1, 2022, existing apps that don’t target an API level within two years of the latest major Android release version will not be available for discovery or installation for new users with devices running Android OS versions higher than apps’ target API level.
Developer:Review applications on your Google play account.
QA engineer:Business as usual.
PM/DM:Communicate changes to stakeholders.