With Microsoft big market penetration plan and Windows Phone 8 showdown , here comes another big news from Microsoft Windows Team Blog, that Windows Phone 8 market place will be available in 180 countries. Its a big move from present reach.
Currently Windows Phone Market place is available for 63 country and App Hub(where developer could submit apps) is currently available on 38 country only. So its definitely a big move. Here we have a full list of the country where Windows Phone 8 Marketplace will be available. Check this out. But this list could change as mentioned by official source, when they actually deploy the marketplace.
Microsoft also describe in their blog post about their upcoming marketplace which is still mystery. Feature like search apps by screen size, more ways for developer to make money including selling service, virtual goods through apps. It also explains releasing apps for all country and selecting price will be super easy. It will not limit developer in any way.
Stay tuned, we will bring more news in possible earliest time.