DevDiv VP Somasegar has posted information about the Visual Studio 2005 launch. Check it out here:
Visual Studio 2005 update
We are now about 77 days from the November 7, 2005 launch of Visual Studio 2005, one of the most significant releases in the history of the Developer Division. We have been releasing Community Technology Previews regularly since Beta 2 and will have one coming out in August as well. I wanted to take a moment and update you on our progress towards shipping the final product....
There's a lot more information in the post, so be sure to read it all.