Microsoft announced on Tuesday its Windows Phone Marketplace Extra site.
The website is designed to showcase the very best Windows Phone apps or apps that Microsoft thinks are “pin worthy”. The Windows Phone Marketplace Extra will act as a hub for Windows Phone users to discover new, fun and handy Windows Phone apps. “Marketplace Extra adds the human touch,” explains Microsoft’s Michael Stroh in a blog post on Tuesday. “Each month a team of writers and editors—me included—will comb Marketplace for great apps and games to feature.”
Microsoft is also planning to spotlight app news, reviews and videos. The site aims to be a great place for first time Windows Phone users or those wishing to search for top apps they may have missed. The Windows Phone Marketplace Extra is available immediately and features a mix of top apps from News and going out to music and traveling.