Prepare your apps Windows Phone developers. In the next two weeks App Hub will start accepting submissions for the new Windows Phone Marketplaces, 23 of them, including Bahrain, Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam. The new stores will join 5 stores opened earlier this year in Argentina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Peru, and the Philippines.
To take advantage of all the new customers, visit App Hub once it’s updated and select the markets where you’d like to publish your apps – or choose “worldwide.” New App Hub locations will not be added in this release, so it’s advised to use a global publisher to submit your app.
One word of caution – some markets like Bahrain, China, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE are subject to additional certification requirements due to local laws or norms…