You can now build and release Silverlight applications and games for Windows Phone built in Visual Basic to the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Please note:

  • This initial release of the Visual Basic add-on for the Windows Phone Developer Tools requires Visual Studio 2010 Professional or higher; Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone is not supported. If you do not have VS 2010 Pro or higher, you can download a trial version here.
  • This release is only for Silverlight projects only; the Visual Basic add on for the Windows Phone Developer Tools does not support projects built on the XNA Framework.

You can download VB support here

To learn more, visit The Visual Basic Team’s Blog