"Windows 11 won’t be free, but most people won’t have to pay
Now, for an important question some Windows 10 users will be asking themselves now: Will Windows 11 cost anything? The answer is likely yes and no.
Microsoft is yet to confirm the existence of Windows 11, let alone any pricing, leaving plenty of room for speculation. Windows 11 will probably be paid software, but Microsoft may retain the free upgrade option we saw with Windows 10. This is in the company’s best interest, as it will want as many people to make the switch as soon as possible. "