Apple has announced an offer for all users who purchased a new Mac system recently, enabling them to upgrade to the upcoming OS X Mountain Lion for free.
The info published on Apple’s Up-to-Date webpage
explains that all those who purchased a new Mac after June 11, 2012 are eligible for a free upgrade to the new platform release.
“The OS X Mountain Lion Up-to-Date upgrade will be available at no additional charge from the Mac App Store to all customers who purchase a qualifying new Mac system from Apple or an Apple Authorized Reseller on or after June 11, 2012,” said website reads.
The program is available for qualifying Mac machines purchased between June 11th and the date when the new platform release lands on shelves.
“Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac between June 11, 2012 and the date when Mountain Lion is available in the Mac App Store will have 30 days from the date Mountain Lion becomes available to make their Up-To-Date request,” Apple explains.
At the same time, the Cupertino-based company notes that those users purchasing a new Mac after the new operating system version lands on shelves will also be eligible for the upgrade.
“Customers who purchase a qualifying Mac after Mountain Lion
becomes available in the Mac App Store will have 30 days from the date they purchase their Mac to make their Up-To-Date request,” the company notes.
One other important detail that the company has unveiled was the fact that Mountain Lion was set for release in July.
While no specific launch date was provided, some of the previous rumors on the matter suggested that we might see the platform become generally available on July 25th.
A few days ago, reports emerged on Apple setting up store overnights
around the world on July 24th, further supporting the presumption that the new platform will be launched the next day.
To grab the free upgrade the upcoming OS X Mountain Lion, Mac users will have to go to the aforementioned page
on Apple’s website.