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Windows 8 Windows Store details

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 09 Dec 2011 1:28 User comments (6)

Windows 8 Windows Store details Microsoft has unveiled the Windows 8 Windows Store, where developers can sell apps.
Starting in February, devs can sell apps for a minimum $1.49 up to $1000.

Like other app stores Microsoft will take 30 percent revenue, but if your app is popular and brings over $25,000, the cut is reduced to 20 percent.

In-app transactions have the same split, if they use Microsoft's billing system.

Windows Store developer accounts cost $49.

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6 user comments

19.12.2011 4:29

What about free apps?



29.12.2011 8:31

They'll take 30% of zero too? LOL

They start at $1.49 so free is out obviously, DA...

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 09 Dec 2011 @ 8:31

39.12.2011 12:04

Originally posted by KillerBug:
What about free apps?
This isn't the android market or mac app store. This is windows dammit!

"Cable thief is a victimless crime."

49.12.2011 13:08

Wow what an original idea!
Where do they get it?

59.12.2011 16:00

Copy Cats! microsoft just doesn't have inovation they copy the copy cats! until is't just old!

F**K it! lets see what they can bring to the table with there api.

612.12.2011 11:03

This is just stupid. I'm going to pay $1.49 for a game that's called cut the rope? It's like my xbox. Paying $5 for a hat for my avatar?!?!

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