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Here is a good article on Office and why there is no metro version at the moment.

"I know this is hard to accept for those who think about Microsoft as “the Windows company”, but supporting Windows 8 was not “the high order bit”. There has been endless discussion about how Enterprise adoption of Windows 8 is going to be light. So how could Office, almost totally dependent on Enterprise sales, make Windows 8 the high-order bit in planning Office 2013? Unless they wanted to drive revenue and profit towards zero, Office 2013 had to be a product that was attractive to Windows 7 customers! Working on Windows 8 was a feature, not the driving focus, of the release."

"The bottom line here is that Office didn’t bet against Windows 8, they simply bet for the Office business. And I think Surface buyers should be happy about this. If Office had created a suite of (almost certainly subset) Metro apps then that is what the Surface and other Windows RT systems would come with. Instead we get the full versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and OneNote. Something early Surface buyers seem thrilled about."
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