Retail Copies of Windows 8 Are Already Showing up on Store Shelves

Based on the several leaked videos which I posted last week, I am in no hurry to get Microsoft’s next operating system. But it looks like Walmart is eager to start selling it.

One budget minded gadget shopper was in Walmart the other day when he came across the display shown at right. Apparently at least one Walmart store has already received their initial order of copies of Windows 8 and didn’t see a reason to wait before putting them on display.

It’s not clear where this store is located, but I do know that they jumped the gun. Windows 8 isn’t supposed to be officially released until  the 25th of October. It’s only supposed to be up for pre-order.

via The Verge