Originally Posted by Zelda_fan
If Microsoft can get companies to build apps that are Metro UI compatible this could be a great OS for them.
Developers are forbidden to use metro unless the app is distributed through the windows app store. I am a bit doubtful that the likes of say adobe with their photoshop are going to fork over 30% of their income to microsoft. That would be giving microsoft upwards of $350 per purchase for some of the more advanced versions of their software.