Today the Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering blog revealed some of the details about this years flagship office system release – specifically the pricing of the various retail Office 2010 versions:

Version Boxed Product Product Key Card
Office Home and Student $149 $119
Office Home and Business $279 $199
Office Professional $499 $349
Office Professional Academic $99 N/A
  • Office Home and Student boxed product is available in a Family Pack, allowing usage on three PCs in one house
  • Purchase rights for Office Home and Business, Office Professional, and Office Professional Academic boxed product allow for usage on two of your PCs.
  • The Product Key Card is valid for a single installation of the product.

Office Home and Student includes: Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, OneNote 2010

Office Home and Business includes: Everything listed above plus Outlook 2010

Office Professional includes: Everything listed above plus Publisher 2010 and Access 2010

Office Professional Academic includes: Everything listed above at special academic pricing and only available through academic institutions resell program