Windows Phone big app release delayed "a few days"

Windows Phone big app release delayed
Yesterday, we heard from Microsoft's Joe Belfiore that there was a big new app that would be released today, but it looks like Joe jumped the gun a bit, because he had to send out a new tweet today saying that the app (whatever it might be) will not be released today, and could be pushed back by "a few days".

There's still no indication of what the app will be, but Joe seems to be a bit upset that he broke Microsoft's new rules to "just shut-up 'til ship" (sic). He went on to tease more interesting things in the pipeline, saying that this week "could be a pretty good app week here", but that it's "hard to know which publishers will hit which dates".

And, in case all you non-US users haven't been too excited with the release of US-only Pandora, Joe wants you to know that "this week is NOT a US-only kinda week. :)"

We'll let you know when we find out what apps are coming. 

source: @Joe Belfiore 1, 2, 3, 4

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11 Comments

1. BesnikRrustemi

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Instagram ? Dropbox ? TeamViewer ? or maybe a high-end game.

2. ZeroCide

Posts: 813; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

I think high end game..... And who thumbed you down for guessing. Some people on here are really stupid!!!!

10. BesnikRrustemi

Posts: 44; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Who could be else Except this poor life troll that is trying to enter in guinness book with thumb downs on its comments. But dont worry he only represents his low-end personality & high-end stupidity !!

4. TROLL

Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

It will be a loooong time till its available! If you want to enjoy this and can't wait: "Android iOs already have this" I've herd rumours it will be in June? It looks like developers aren't that concerned? Well good to know it is on its way....

3. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Giddyup, Microsoft.

5. lovenyc8

Posts: 164; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

i think its Instagram

6. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

Subway Surfer! Please?

7. CellPhone

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 25, 2013

How about an actual 7.8 update to Phones who never got it?

8. soivd

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 20, 2013

I'm guessing Pinterest is one of them. The third party app recently got renamed to something with less resemblance.

9. Dj567

Posts: 7; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

It is always delayed..

11. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

Well hopefully this app gets released soon. Never good when someone hints at something to try to get the masses excited and then nothing happens.

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