My hope is that “European Union” version includes Luxembourg! But of course it all boils down to the money. The three countries (Germany, France and the UK) sit on 62 % of the European market for music, so….
With breakthrough pricing of just €0.99 and £0.79 and an online catalog of more than 700,000 songs, the iTunes Music Store in the UK, France and Germany is the best way for Mac and PC users to legally discover, purchase and download music online. Apple will launch a European Union version of the iTunes Music Store in October. (My highlighting)