Skype has made available for download
an early, preview version of Skype for Windows Phone 8.
This Preview features all of the Skype basics in the new design along with many of the new features such as integration with the People Hub and a combined contact list with buddies from Windows Live Messenger. Users will also receive some call and message notifications even when the app is closed and in the background.
So if you have a new Windows Phone 8, head to the Store and download the Skype for Windows 8 Preview today.