It just an update — or a perpetual version that would replace the 2019 Microsoft Office Suite — however they are all the same, and it’s the new perpetual version of Microsoft Office that comes with a one-time payment fee and doesn’t lock you on a subscription-based model.
The new Office by Microsoft is set to arrive in the second half of 2021. Microsoft confirms the replacement for Office 2019 in the Techcommunity, stating that that “Microsoft Office will see a new perpetual release for both Windows and Mac, in the second half of 2021.”
Subscription might be killing some people you may never know — just think about each service you need to renew by the end of the month, and you might look again. Paying services every month can make people jump over the fence.
Though, this is an update to the Office 2019 version, it quite good knowing you don’t have to pay every month.
There are no additional details about what name the new Office version would be called and the price. Microsoft says more information about the names and pricing will be announced later.