From February the price of the Windows 8 Pro upgrade will increase from $39.99 to a monumental $199 when upgrading from Windows 7.

The normal edition of the OS will also see an increase of price up to $119, alongside which the Windows 8 Pro Pack will cost $99.99 and the Windows 8 Media Center Pack will cost $9.99

Microsoft did mention however that if you purchased a Windows 7 PC between June 2nd 2012 and Jan 31st 2013 the upgrade will only cost $14.99

There’s no news on the Uk pricing structures for this yet, but should find out more soon.

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