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how much does it cost to build and maintain a wp8 app ?


New member
Aug 29, 2013
i know for google/android you pay $80 once off, and they give you tools and access to google play for your app, then they charge you 60% or more (if im not mistaken) per sale or income gained.

what are the costs for win8 app development ?


Retired Moderator
Sep 18, 2012
Here is a link to the WP Dev center. It has a lot of information on getting started. I saw in one link where it costs $19 for a subscription to Dev Center. The developer tools are free. Didn't see the charge per sale. I'm sure one of the developers could give you a bit more information and correct me if I'm wrong. But at least it's a place for you to start.

Getting started with developing for Windows Phone