We have just been tipped off that Microsoft’s Windows 8 RTM build number will be 8888. They claim that the signed-off build number for Windows 8 RTM will be Windows 8 RTM will be 8888.16384.win8_rtm.120724-1555. Confirming this is Twitter user “Canouna” who states that the final sign off of RTM will happen today or early tomorrow.
The official launch of Windows 8 will be October 26th. Windows XP, Vista, and 7 owners as well as Windows 8 Release Preview users can upgrade to Windows 8 for just $39.99 from October 26th till January 31st, 2013. Individuals who purchase a new PC now until January 31st will get their Windows 8 upgrade for just $14.99.
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