Windows 8 has the Windows Store feature which will allow app developers to submit and sell Metro-style apps directly to Windows 8 device owners. At the moment, all of the apps in the Consumer and Release Preview versions of Windows 8 have been free to download. When Windows 8 officially launches on October 26th
, Microsoft will allow Metro app makers to charge money for their apps.
Today, in a post on the official Windows Store blog
, Microsoft offered some more details on what Windows 8 app makers can expect when the final version of the store front is launched. App makers can charge between $1.49 and $999.99 for their apps. The blog states: