August 1, 2012
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Microsoft has announced the RTM(Release to manufacture) of Visual Studio 2012.
For MSDN Subscribers, the bits will be available for download on August 15th. Visual Studio Professional, Premium, Test Professional, and Ultimate with MSDN Subscribers can also sign up for a free, one year developer account for Windows Store today, with Windows Phone developer accounts coming soon.
Microsoft is planning an exciting launch even on September 12th visit http://visualstudiolaunch.com for more details.
Quick comparison sheet of Visual Studio 2012 editions from Microsoft (view comparison)