Pre-orders started for MS Office for Mac 2011, available October 26

Microsoft has announced that MS Office for Mac 2011 will be available on October 26. The latest Office suite will be the first time MS Outlook debuts on the Mac, replacing Entourage.

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 comes in two flavors: Home and Student 2011 and Home and Business 2011. Office for Mac Home and Student 2011 includes Word 2011, Excel 2011, PowerPoint 2011 and Messenger for Mac 8. Price is $119 or $149 for a three-copy family pack. Office for Mac Home and Business 2011 includes Word 2011, Excel 2011, PowerPoint 2011, Outlook 2011 and Messenger for Mac 8 and is at $199 or $279 for a 2-license pack. You can pre orders from Amazon starting today.