Apparently there is news on the Windows 8 pricing front. Tom Warren from the Verge seems to have gotten the scoop on this one.
After the 26th of October 2012, Retailers will stock a $69.99 Windows 8 Pro option in stores, one that may be offered as a traditional full version of Windows.
That promotional price of $69.99 expires on January 31st 2013 and Windows 8 Pro software will then be priced at $199. This according to an unnamed source.
Microsoft will offer a Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro upgrade option at retail stores for $69.99 until January 31st when the price reverts to $99.99.