Microsoft today announced it has sold 60 million licenses of Windows 8 just two months after its general availability. The figure includes upgrades and sales to OEMs for new devices, which means the total user base would be lower than 60 million. Microsoft says that the numbers are similar to what they had witnessed after the launch of Windows 7. Also Read - Short video app Chingari launches its first NFT marketplace, social tokenAlso Read - Salman Khan reveals to launch his NFT collection with BollyCoin
The company also announced that the number of apps have quadrupled since the Windows Store opened. The Store also crossed the 100 million mark since the operating system became available to consumers roughly two months ago. In contrast, Apple announced that users downloaded 2 billion apps from its App Store in December alone and 20 billion downloads in 2012. Also Read - Free Fire latest redeem codes for today: Check the list of active codes, win exclusive free rewards
Analysts have been sceptical about the uptake of Microsoft’s latest operating system for desktops, laptops, tablets and hybrids. Microsoft has not released any numbers for its first-ever Windows hardware, the Surface tablet.