Windows 8 Start Screen to take over 39 billboards in Times Square starting October 25th


Microsoft revealed in a blog post that the company will take over 39 digital billboards in Times Square and showcase the biggest Start Screen ever, in yet another marketing campaign for the company’s Windows 8 operating system. This takes place October 25th to the 27th.

“If you are in New York on October 25 thru the 27th don’t miss Times Square where Windows 8 will be featured on over 39 digital boards in the largest takeover of Times Square to date—the biggest Start Screen ever!” Microsoft stated in an official blog post. On top of showcasing the largest Start Screen ever, Microsoft will also host a hands-on experience with Windows 8 at Times Square in New York as well as numerous Microsoft Stores around North America. Microsoft may even showcase you trying out Windows 8 on the large billboard in Times Square!

Update: Here’s one shot from Times Square: