Windows 8 packs the house at Australia launch

Depending on where you are in the world, Windows 8 is about to go on sale for the first time, or, if you are in Australia like our old friend Long Zheng, it just went on sale.  Long made it to Harvey Norman, an Australian electronics store chain, and was a bit surprised to find the place packed, despite Windows 8 being a “download first” delivery, where shrink wrapped boxes aren’t as prevalent, and in the case in China, not available at all:

harvey norman

In any case, looks like Long and his Australian mates had a good time at the launch.  Are you planning on a midnight rendezvous with Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface where you are?