The Office 2010 beta (opens in new tab) is now available for trial download.
For qualified students and educators, Microsoft is introducing Office Professional Academic, priced at $99.
For families, Office Home and Student is offered for $149, or $119. This is available in a Family Pack, allowing use on three PCs in one house.
Office 2010 will be offered in two other versions, for small-business persons and professionals.
For more information, read the blog post or visit www.microsoft.com/2010 (opens in new tab).