Windows 8 is launching today in New York, and becoming available to the public officially from tomorrow Friday October 26th.

From the Windows Blog site:

As we enter the final countdown to the global launch of Windows 8, today marks the global unveiling of the Windows 8 advertising campaign going live in 42 countries. With the reimagining of the Windows product experience—marketing is breaking from the past as well. The idea behind the campaign is to be more motivating, more rooted in the product experience – less tell and more show – by connecting in an emotional and culturally relevant way that maps to the breadth of the global reach.

Microsoft has release 3 new commercials online that will be airing on television over the next few weeks, you can check them out below.