Mapping of app categories from old stores to new Windows 10 store

For those of you who started to prepare their apps for Windows 10, here is a comprehensive list that shows the mapping of the app categories from the old Windows developer dashboard to the new unified dev center for Windows 10:


Windows Phone 7.x or 8.x categories that have a different category for Windows 10

Windows Phone 8 Windows 10
government + politics > commentary Government + politics
government + politics > legal issues Government + politics
government + politics > politics Government + politics
government + politics > resources Government + politics
health + fitness > diet + nutrition Health + fitness
health + fitness > fitness Health + fitness
health + fitness > health Health + fitness
Lifestyle > art + entertainment Lifestyle
Lifestyle > out + about Lifestyle
Lifestyle > food + dining Food + dining
Lifestyle > shopping Shopping
News + weather > international News + weather
News + weather > local + national News + weather
Utilities + productivity Utilities + tools
Travel + navigation Travel
Travel + navigation > planning Travel
Travel + navigation > tools Travel
Travel + navigation > with kids Kids + family > travel
Travel + navigation > language Education > Language
Travel + navigation > mapping Navigation + maps
Travel + navigation > navigation Navigation + maps
Games > classics Games > Action + adventure
Games > Family Games > Family + kids
Games > sports + recreation Games > Sports
Games > strategy + simulation Games > Strategy

 

Windows 8.x categories that have a different category for Windows 10

Windows 8 PC Windows 10
Books + Reference > Kids Kids + family > Books + reference
Music + Videos > Video Photo + video
Music + Videos > Music Music
Government Government + politics
Finance Personal Finance
Games > Action Games > Action + adventure
Games > Adventure Games > Action + adventure
Games > Arcade Games > Action + adventure
Games > Card Games > Card + board
Games > Kids Games > Family + kids
Games > Family Games > Family + kids
Games > Puzzle Games > Puzzle + trivia
Games > Racing Games > Racing + flying

 

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