Just as expected, Microsoft made the Office 2013 suite available for purchase around the world, including Australia, the UK, various European countries and the United States.The entire Office 2013 lineup was put up for grabs today, January 29, including the Home and Student flavor, the Home and Business SKU, and the Professional variant.
Depending on the market they are in, users interested in the purchase of the suite will have to get out of their pockets anywhere between $139.99 and $622 for the various iterations of the app.
Thus, as neowin notes, those living in Australia can grab the Office Home and Student 2013 for $169 AUD ($175 USD), Office Home and Business 2013 for $299 AUD ($310 USD), or Office Professional 2013 for $599 AUD ($622 USD).
The Office 365 Home Premium is also available for purchase through Microsoft Australia’s Store, priced at $119 AUD ($123 USD) for one year, with the possibility to install it on five PCs or Macs (plus select devices, Microsoft notes).
In the UK, the pricing for the suite starts at £109.99 ($172 USD) for the Office Home and Student 2013, and goes up to £219.99 ($345 USD) for the Office Home and Business 2013, and £389.99 ($612 USD) for the Office Professional 2013.
In other countries around Europe, such as France or Germany, the pricing for Office 2013 starts at €139 ($187 USD) for Office Home and Student 2013. Office Home and Business 2013 is priced at €269 ($362 USD), while Office Professional 2013 costs €539 ($725 USD).
Office 365 Home Premium comes with a price tag of €99 ($133 USD) to European countries, while being priced at £79.99 ($125 USD) in the UK.
In the United States, the pricing for the suite starts at $139.99 for Office Home and Student 2013 via Microsoft's Store. Customers can get the Office Home and Business 2013 SKU for $219.99, while having to pay only $399.99 for the Office Professional 2013 flavor. Office 365 Home Premium is priced at $99.99 there.
Those of you who would like to purchase the new Office 2013 suite should check its availability at local Microsoft Stores, or online via Microsoft's own portal.
Office 2013 can be downloaded from Softpedia as well, via this link. Previous flavors of the application are available there as well.