Microsft has confirmed that Windows 8 will be available for general sales from 26 October. Microsoft tweeted about date from the official account of windows.
Steven Sinofsky a Microsft executive announced in Microsoft annual sales meeting that Windows 8 is available for general sales from 26 th October. Windows 8 will available to customer either in upgrade or new PC fashion.
Microsoft has set an extremely aggressive strategy so that people could update for Windows 8. The basic reason as it appears to me is Microsoft is adamant to have a ecosystem of windows 8 platform on each PC. It will certainly boost the sales of Windows 8 mobile phone and Tablets.
In 131 markets Windows 8 Pro upgrade will be available in just $39. Windows 8 upgrade download will be available for download in more than 100 countries and 37 languages. PC running windows 7, Windows XP and Vista will be able to avail this upgrade. After upgrading any user can also add Windows Media Center for free through the “add features” option within Windows 8 Pro.
Windows 8 is the official entry of Microsoft for a head war with Android and iOS.