We already know that Windows Media Center would come as a paid upgrade in Windows 8. Users who want to get Windows Media Center in Windows 8 Pro would have to pay $12.79 to get the Windows Media Center pack upgrade.
While testing out the leaked Windows 8 Professional RTM SKU, we got a window showing the upgrade for Windows Media Center pack which cost $12.79. It can be accessed by going to Control Panel and selecting ‘Add features to Windows 8’. On selecting the buy a product key online, we were provided a Windows Media Center pack upgrade which costs about $12.79.
This indicates that Windows 8 Pro with Media Center would cost $12.79 and selecting the upgrade pack takes you to the payment options. Well, we didn’t checked whether the buy servers are up or not because who would want to buy an upgrade pack just for the leaked RTM SKU.
We will wait for the official release of Windows 8 till October 26 but, we are sure that Windows 8 Media center upgrade would cost $12.79.