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Amazon App Store finally rolling out internationally

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Amazon App Store finally rolling out internationally
We knew it had to happen before the Amazon tablet hit the streets, and it looks like it's true: the Amazon Appstore is expanding to more countries around the world. Until now, the Appstore has only been available to US users. 

There hasn't been any official announcement from Amazon, but users around the world are reporting that both free and paid downloads are working through the Appstore. So far, there have been reports of the Appstore working in the UK, Australia, India, and Holland. This could just be some testing by Amazon to make sure it can handle the traffic, but it certainly points to the Appstore expanding internationally, and with the Amazon tablet not due out for another couple months, this gives Amazon plenty of time to work out any bugs. 

*Rolling update* Our own readers have confirmed the Amazon Appstore working in: Portugal, Sweden, Romania, Belize, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Brazil, and Finland. Though one reader has said it is not working in Spain.

If you're an international reader, leave a comment and we'll update the article with countries where the Appstore is confirmed to work.

*Update 9/20/2011* It looks like Amazon turned off the world, and it's back to being US-only for the Appstore right now. We'll let you know if it comes back. 

source: Pocket Gamer

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posted on 19 Sep 2011, 11:05

1. Ruben Santos (unregistered)


Potugal is working fine.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 11:45

2. rufy93 (unregistered)


Working fine from Sweden

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 14:16

8. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Hmm...where in sweden if i may ask ?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 15:47 1

14. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


Would probably be the only thing that works lol

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 16:18 1

17. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Americans don't realize that everything works better in Sweden than in the US.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 17:35

18. ledbetterp3 (Posts: 466; Member since: 31 Aug 2011)


uh-huh, really? like what?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 12:24

3. Marius O. (unregistered)


Working fine in Romania

posted on 20 Sep 2011, 02:40

23. Rex (unregistered)


Hi Marius,

For me it does not work in Romania,

What carrier do you use? and what device?

I am on a Dell Streak with Digi Mobil carrier.

Thanks

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 12:39

4. Omar (unregistered)


Just downloaded a free app from Belize. Which means it must have rolled out to damn near everywhere cause we're usually the last to get anything.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 12:44

5. bada_slave (unregistered)


Now i am really feeling for our "bada-man" (read PETER).......

The poor chap would honestly be looking lustily at this from his self-confined stone age cell peculiarly called BADA......
PEACE MAN, PEACE.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 14:17 2

9. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Why would i want this when i have a much better samsungapps on my high end bada phone ?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 13:07

6. Man2006 (unregistered)


Working fine from Saudi Arabia.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 13:09

7. antifanboy (unregistered)


add Germany to your list! Awesome!

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 14:20

10. DMan (unregistered)


+1 from Brazil!!

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 14:46

11. bada_slave (unregistered)


That's true Peter.
Its not working in Spain too.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 15:13

12. fresh (unregistered)


Working in Finland

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 15:24 1

13. antifanboy (unregistered)


Peter stop acting like an idiot. There is no bada fan in the world thinking samsungapps is better than any other appstore. every one liking bada (not many) like other aspects but are very unhappy with the really bad development of Samsung apps.
Why are you telling such a crap on this site day after day? Are you paid by Samsung mobile?

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 15:48

15. The_Miz (Posts: 1496; Member since: 06 Apr 2011)


Working fine in the US, oh wait. Lol at all of the other countries clamoring over a cheap, iTunes knockoff.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 15:50

16. wassup (Posts: 565; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


lol am i missing something?!? lol it was working for me in west africa fine :D

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 20:16

20. sethyvball (Posts: 46; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


NOT working in New Zealand.

posted on 19 Sep 2011, 22:39

21. yoshimitsu1234 (Posts: 6; Member since: 04 Dec 2010)


working in india as well.

posted on 20 Sep 2011, 02:04

22. antifanboy (unregistered)


Now it doesn't work anymore here in Germany. Strange.

posted on 20 Sep 2011, 07:04

24. DMan (unregistered)


Brazil neither... =(

posted on 20 Sep 2011, 10:28

25. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 397; Member since: 24 May 2011)


Not working in India.. :(

posted on 07 Oct 2011, 16:27

27. Alina (unregistered)


Didn't work for me in Romania neither.

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