On Friday, Microsoft revealed that the minimum price for a paid Windows 8 app would be $1.49 – 50% more than the 99-cent entry-level pricing that most mobile users have been accustomed to. Has Microsoft priced itself out of its own app market?
Possibly. But based on its history with Windows Phone, increased revenue for app developers may be exactly what Microsoft needs.
Microsoft revealed the new pricing for the Windows 8 Store in a blog post authored by Microsoft’s Arik Cohen,