Microsoft adding more tickets for BUILD 2013; on sale Wednesday

Microsoft quickly sold out of tickets for its BUILD 2013 conference over a month ago, but today the company revealed that it has found some more space for a limited number of extra attendees for its developer conference; the conference itself will be still be held June 26-28 in San Francisco.

As indicated on Microsoft's BUILD 2013 website, the extra tickets will go on sale on Wednesday beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Time (noon Eastern time). The website gives no indication on just how many tickets will go on sale but it's a safe bet that no matter what the number is, they will likely sell out quickly.

Microsoft will almost certainly have quite a few things to reveal at this year's BUILD event, not the least of which is the public preview version of "Blue", the first major update for Windows 8, which will likely get the official name Windows 8.1 when it is officially launched later this year.

Microsoft could also announce new version of its Surface tablet at the event, the next major version of the Windows Phone OS and more at BUILD 2013. Ironically, the day and time that Microsoft has chosen to sell tickets for BUILD 2013 this week is also the exact day when the keynote speech is scheduled to begin at Google's annual I/O conference, also held in San Francisco.

Source: BUILD 2013 | Image via Microsoft

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