Steve Ballmer is currently announcing the Office 2013 consumer preview live, however, the links to download the consumer preview of Office 2013 links are already available online.
Office 2013 will be customized heavily to work with Windows 8 but will also work on other Windows versions. Office 2013 will also be touch screen friendly and will provide you with features like pinch and zoom among others. Office 2013 will allow users to use a stylus to create content, take notes and access other features, while also allowing you to create hand-written emails.
Office 2013 will be included on ARM-based Windows 8 devices including Microsoft Surface. Additionally, Office 2013 will also tightly integrate with SkyDrive and save your documents in the cloud by default. It will also have social features and integrate with Yammer, which Microsoft recently purchased.
More features of Microsoft are available on this page. We will be doing a detailed review and analysis of today’s announcement as well as a feature description of Office 2013.
Microsoft has opened up the downloads for the consumer preview of Office 2013 and can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/office/preview/en. Please note that you will have to sign in using your Hotmail account before you can download the consumer preview of Office 2013/Office 365 Home Preview.
Update: New Features in Office 2013