Windows Phone Marketplace Opening in 22 New Countries

As Microsoft struggles to gain a foothold here in the United States and Europe, the company has no opened local marketplaces in over 22 additional countries in an attempt to capture worldwide marketshare. The 22 countries that will now have local Windows Phone marketplaces are: Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, UAE, Bahrain, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Israel, Thailand, and Vietnam.

As always, developers will need to choose to allow their apps to appear in these Marketplaces.

[via Windows Phone Blog]


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