Microsoft announced that Windows 8 will be available to the public on October 26th, 2012!
Microsoft just announced via a blog post that Windows 8 will ship on October 26th, 2012. Here is what they said:
Windows 8 will be available on…
…October 26th, 2012! That’s right! Just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th. Earlier this month at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Tami Reller told attendees Windows 8 would be available in October. But now everyone has a specific date to mark on their calendars. It’s on mine!
So mark your calendars! The upgrade will cost $39.99.Microsoft Blog Post