Joe Belfiore announced at MIX 11 a handful of popular applications coming within this year or soon to WP7. Applications shown off include Skype, Kik Messenger, Spotify, Layar, Qantas Airways and more.
Kik’s new app is just one of the next-generation Windows Phone apps announced today at MIX11. Other new apps and games include Skype, Australia-based airline Qantas, the game “Plants vs. Zombies,” and the augmented reality app Layar. Microsoft also announced that the wildly popular game “Angry Birds” will be available at the Windows Phone Marketplace beginning on May 25, 2011.
With the above applications announced Joe Belfiore also reminds us that this May Xbox’s Must Have Games program for Windows Phone will launch. The program will include Angry Birds, Doodle Jump, Plants vs. Zombies and more, launched on a week by week basis. Angry Birds is expected to be the launch game of the program on May 25, but the program could start before.