WZor today tweeted that Windows 8.1 Update 2 will be announced during Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference happening next month. He also revealed that Microsoft may also offer a sneak peak on Windows Threshold (Windows 9) on the same event.
RT @WZorNET: Windows 8.1 Update 2 will be announced during Microsoft WPC 2014 July 13-17 Win 9 beta will be probably presented same time.
Recently, we reported that Microsoft appears to prefer distribution through Windows Update since some business/enterprise customers have disabled the Windows Store for their users. Since Update 2 is being distributed through Windows Update it will be free, also as expected. It also appears that the final name will be “Update 2? and not Windows 8.2. Windows 8.1 update 2 RTM is happening today.