A few days ago, Kirk Koenigsbauer announced on the Office.com news blog that the "New Office Reaches RTM!"
Since the published "SharePoint Server 2013 Preview" went out in July 2012, many folks already downloaded and played around with the new SharePoint 2013 While moving forward to the general availability, this is a long awaited milestone we are reaching now and with the final step to "RTM" another great product's next version will be launched soon!
For SharePoint 2013 this means the following:
So stay tuned for more availability dates and other Office launch news
Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog
Office Customer preview
SharePoint Joel's SharePoint Land
SharePoint Server 2013 Preview
Search Service Issue on preview Build
Sharepoint RTM - Setup and Install
October 22-23, 2012 SharePoint & Exchange Forum 2012 - Stockholm, Sweden
October 27th, 2012 SharePoint Saturday Cincinnati – Saturday, October 27th
October 29th - Nov. 1st, 2012 SharePoint Connections, Las Vegas
November 3rd, 2012 SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities – Saturday, November 3rd
November 12-15th, 2012 SharePoint Conference, Las Vegas
November 20-21, 2012 SharePoint Connections, Amsterdam, Netherlands
April 15-17, 2013 SharePoint Evolution Conference, London
April 2013 SharePoint Conference, New Zealand
and many other dates can be found here: http://www.topsharepoint.com/upcoming-sharepoint-conferences
Are there any dates announced for the language packs? Especially the SharePoint language packs?
currently there is only japanese, english and spanish available for Sharepoint 2013 preiview bits, (see here: www.microsoft.com/.../details.aspx)
For RTM you may find more information here as well: technet.microsoft.com/.../cc262108(v=office.15).aspx
On MSDN (msdn.microsoft.com/.../downloads) you can donwload the SPS 2013 RTM bits in other languages too.
But a specific language pack other than the preiview ones are not published yet.
As soon as RTM is out for general availability, soem more LP#s will also be published along or short after.