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Earlier this year, much to the dismay of Windows Phone users, the YouTube app was pulled from the store following a cease and desist letter from Google. It was later revealed that Google and Microsoft were working together to release a new app and the good news for Windows Phone users is that it looks like the app will be making its way back into the Windows Phone Store later today. This was confirmed by Microsoft where a spokesperson told The Verge, “We’ve released an updated YouTube app for Windows Phone that provides the great experience our consumers expect while addressing the concerns Google expressed in May, including the addition of ads.”

The app has been somewhat modified from its earlier incarnation and will no longer feature the download functionality, which we’re sure was a feature Google wasn’t too pleased about. The app also includes new features, such as video upload support, the ability to stream live video channels, voice search, voice activation, and more. If you’re a Windows Phone user who has been waiting for the app, hit up the Windows Phone Store for the free download.

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