Microsoft offers free Office 2013 upgrades for Office 2010 buyers
Planning to buy Microsoft Office 2010 productivity suite? We have a good news for you. Microsoft has rolled out a lucrative offer for Office 2010 buyers: Buy and activateÂ Office 2010Â now, and get a free upgrade to Office 2013, when it is released. This has been especially done to entice users into buying the legal version of its upcoming Microsoft Office 2013 suite, which is scheduled to be launched next year. However, this offer is open only for customers who purchase the Office 2010 suite between 19 October 2012 and 30 April 2013. This includes Office 2010 buyers and Mac users who purchase Office 2011 suite. The offer can be redeemed no later than May 31, 2013.
The freebie, which is not for customers who have purchased Office 2010 suite before October 19, empowers customers with an option of either upgrading to the Office 2013 suite or getting a one-year subscription of the cloud-based Office 365 Home Premium.
Users of a variety of Microsoft Office suites can avail this offer. This includes Office Home and Student 2010, Office Professional 2010, and Office for Mac Home & Student 2011. So, on the basis of your current suite, you can either claim a copy of Office 365 Home Premium, Office Professional 2013, Office Home and Student 2013, or any other variant. Microsoft has not restricted this offer to the U.S. customers only; the offer is available in all the countries where Office 2010 suite is available.
The process of upgrading your current Office 2010 version to Office 2013 version is relatively simple. Once you have installed and activated your Office 2010 suite, just send a mail to Microsoft for a reminder mail. Once Office 2013 will be available, Microsoft will send you an alert e-mail, giving you the ability to download and install Office 2013 suite for free. Also, to be eligible, you need to keep your purchase receipt and legitimate product key intact.
So, if you are planning to purchase Office 2010 suite, this your golden chance to turn a fortune.
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