Windows 8 Store passes 35,000 total apps


Microsoft’s better late than never Windows 8 app store continues to grow, having added 14,557 apps in the past 35 days alone, according to tracking website MetroStore Scanner. With that number, the Windows 8 app ecosystem has a total of 35,167 apps. 22,000 of those are available in the US market.
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This may be far behind Apple and Google, but the new figures have to be encouraging for Microsoft as the software giant struggles to stay relevant and compete. The Windows 8 store debuted with 10,000 apps on October 30, growing to 13,000 within a week. Windows 8 is currently adding about 415 apps a day, which puts the OS on track to hit the 50,000 app mark on February 1.

That’s not bad growth for a late comer.

Source Electronista