The Windows 8 App Ecosystem is Growing

The Windows 8 app ecosystem is growing rapidly since the release of Windows 8 in late October 2012. The following stats from Next Web summarise the number of new Windows 8 apps over the last few months:

  • October 30th, 2012 – 10,000 apps 
  • November 6th, 2012 – 13,000 apps
  • November 14th, 2012 – 16,000 apps
  • November 22nd, 2012 – 20,000 apps 
  • December 27th, 2012 – 35,000 apps

At the current rate of 415 new apps per day, Windows 8 will reach the 50,000 app mark on February 1st, 2013.

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