Microsoft today announced that they will be celebrating more than 5 million Windows Insiders for the role they played in the development of Windows 10 at special events in 13 cities around the world, including Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, New Delhi, Dubai, Nairobi, Berlin, Johannesburg, Madrid, London, Sao Paolo, and New York City. These celebrations will offer hands-on opportunities, experiential demos, entertainment and opportunities to meet the Windows team.
They have also worked closely with retailers to introduce programs to help people easily upgrade, including Best Buy, Bic Camera, Croma, Currys/PC World, Elkjøp, Jarrir, Incredible Connection, Media Markt, Staples, Wal-Mart, Yamada, Yodobashi and many more leading retailers from around the world. Tech Bench services will provide support for those upgrading to Windows 10, data migration services to help people move files from old PCs to new PCs, and experience stations where people can try out Windows 10.
Microsoft Stores will celebrate the launch of Windows 10 in more than 110 stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. In select Microsoft Stores, fan celebrations will feature Windows 10 pop-up demo experiences, prizes, giveaways and more. Answer Desk services and free in-store workshops will help people learn how to get the most out of Windows 10.
On July 29, Windows 10 will be available, across 190 countries, as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets.