Microsoft chalks NYC green for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft chalks NYC green for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft is continuing to promote the concerts that will support the launch of Windows Phone 7 in New York City and San Francisco, now by chalking notes on the sidewalk about the events.

As we noted before, Microsoft has partnered with Katy Perry and Maroon 5 to hold shows on the 8th, the day that Windows Phone 7 launches in the US. Tickets will be given out at select AT&T stores. You can find our previous coverage of the events and their details here.

Another conference. “Great.”

This one’s different, trust us. Our new event for New York is focused on quality, not quantity.

This is what the chalk marks look like, image via our friends at WinRumors:

While the art might leave something to be desired, we will say it again: Microsoft is determined to have the US WP7 launch be a success. This is their hail mary mobile pass, and after a strong international start, Microsoft wants the US launch to follow suit.

If you see any chalk outlines in San Francisco, let us know, we suspect that a similar campaign might be underway. Are you going to go to one of the concerts?

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