60 Million Windows 8 Licenses Since Launch

Posted Tuesday January 8, 2013 at 3:15:27 pm in Technology

At the 11th Annual J.P. Morgan Tech Forum at CES 2013 today, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller announced that Windows 8 has sold 60 million licenses to date. This continues to be in line with Windows 7 and represents the cumulative sales of Windows 8 including both upgrades and sales to OEMs for new devices.

Source: Blogging Windows

FWIW, it took Windows 7 10 weeks to sell 60 million licenses. Windows 8 launched on October 26th, 2012. It's been about 10 weeks since the launch of Windows 8. This is what Brandon LeBlanc means in the above article from Blogging Windows when he says:

This continues to be in line with Windows 7 and represents the cumulative sales of Windows 8 including both upgrades and sales to OEMs for new devices.

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