40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Since Launch

40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Since Launch

Posted Tuesday November 27, 2012 at 11:51:30 pm in Technology

Gabe Newell continues to get pie in his face. Per The Verge: Microsoft revealed today that the company has sold 40 million licences of Windows 8 to date. Tami Reller, the Windows Chief Marketing and Financial Officer, revealed the figure during a speech at Credit Suisse 2012 Annual Technology Conference.

Yup, that's right. 40 million in about a month. It sold 4 million its first weekend. Microsoft missed its internal projections, but it's hard to ignore 40 million licenses sold in about a month's time. That's a rate that exceeded that of Windows 7, which sold roughly 60 million copies in 10 weeks time. 

So much for that catastrophe, huh Gabe?

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