Microsoft’s Windows 8 Pro software will be priced at $199 after a
promotional price of $69.99 expires on January 31st 2013,
according to one source familiar with Microsoft’s plans. The
software maker will also offer a Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro
upgrade option at retail stores for $69.99 until January 31st when
the price reverts to $99.99.
Microsoft previously announced its $39.99 Windows 8 Pro upgrade
pricing for existing Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 users
— a price available exclusively online for those wishing to
download the software without a DVD option.