We’ve already seen Microsoft changing the style of their “Download for Windows Phone” buttons last June, when it did away with the color options and instead provided a consistent grey-orange color scheme. Now, those buttons have been updated once again to replace the generic download buttons with the new Windows Phone logo introduced in Mango, resulting in a red-grey color scheme and more prominent branding that we personally find more appealing than the previous iteration.
In order to comply with the rather strict usage guidelines (understandable since they’re designed to promote consistency), we’ve linked the image to the WMPoweruser app. A brief reminder is in order now that you should use the
s?appid=xxx format instead of just copy-and-pasting the link, so that users are always redirected to their properly localized marketplace.
Get the buttons, available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, at the Microsoft Download Center.
via Cliff Simpkins (Twitter)