So, what do you think about that new Metro interface in Windows 8? If you ask ten geeks that question, you'll end up with ten different answers -- and a lot of them won't be positive. Up until this point, however, we could only base our opinions on blog updates from the Windows team and a far from fully functional Developer Preview build. Prepare to become much better informed soon, though: Microsoft just announced that it will roll out the Windows 8 Consumer Preview on February 29th at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
The "Microsoft Store" -- similar to Apple's App Store or the Android Market -- will also be included, and yesterday The Verge reported that several games will likely be available for purchase at launch . (Pinball and Solitaire are also rumored to come pre-included with the Preview.) They are:
A Release Candidate is also planned for launch prior to the full-scale release of Windows 8.Any thoughts on the rumored release lineup or the timing of the launch? Will you be taking the Windows 8 Consumer Preview for a test drive?