Narf2029 wrote on Nov 11, 2012, 23:28: I decided Win 8 was a failure once I started seeing the upgrade packs at a lower price than student editions of Win 7. I think the local Micro Center is selling Win 8 upgrade packs for like $40. If they get any cheaper they might as well give them away.
They sold a bunch of copies (like ~3mil) but it was for $15 so its no surprise. People were basically just buying it to disable Metro and treat it like a cheap copy of Windows 7.