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Amazon Expands App Store to Almost 200 Countries & Kindle Fire to 170 Countries

Amazon has expanded the Amazon Appstore globally and it is now available in almost 200 countries including the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain,China and Japan, and it will soon arrive in Brazil. As part of the promotion of its Appstore expansion, Amazon is making the popular apps Fruit Ninja by Halfbrick Studios available for free on May 23 and Cut the Rope: Experiments by ZeptoLab available for free on May 24.

Amazon has also expanded the availability of the Kindle Fire, and will make it available in more 170 new countries on June 13. The Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9” are now available for preorder in Ireland, Gibraltar, Austria, Monaco and Luxembourg.

“Kindle Fire HD is the No. 1 best-selling item in the world for Amazon since its launch, and we’re thrilled to make it available to even more customers around the globe today,” stated Dave Limp, VP, Amazon Kindle.

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