Microsoft is scheduled to launch Visual Studio 2013 on November 13th and pricing will remain similar to that of Visual Studio 2012, according to a new report. For those who have a MSDN subscription, you can actually snag the RTM bits of Visual Studio 2013 on the day of Windows 8.1’s launch, October 18th.
Current prices are as follows: Visual Studio 2012 Professional: $499; Visual Studio 2012 Professional with MSDN: $799; Visual Studio 2012 Premium with MSDN: $2,569; and Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate with MSDN: $4,249. Microsoft will also add a Visual Studio Professional 2013 Upgrade SKU for customers running Visual Studio 2012 Professional. This offer runs from November 1st of this year to January 31st of next year. Pricing for this will be for $99, and $299 after the promotional period.
While the rest of the world will have to wait until November 13th to purchase Visual Studio 2013, those with an MSDN subscription can snag the software on October 18th.
Visual Studio 2013 Release Candidate with Remote Tools was leaked onto the internet on September 2nd and gave us a glimpse at what’s new. Microsoft is set to hold a “virtual event” on November 13th and you can check out that event here. Microsoft will go over all the new features during the event, so don’t miss it!Further reading: Microsoft, Visual Studio