While the official launch is still November 7, you can get Visual Studio 2005 today with an MSDN Subscription.
If you have an MSDN Subscription – if not, this is a great reason to get one! – you can obtain the final versions of the following products today:
Visual Studio 2005 Standard
Visual Studio 2005 Professional
Visual Studio 2005 Team Suite
Visual Studio 2005 Roll based products (Architect, Dev, Test)
SQL 2005 Developer Edition
Visual SourceSafe 2005
C++ tools for IA 64
Visual Studio tools for Office and Infopath
MSDN Library for VS 2005
 We will be posting only the CD versions of Visual Studio for download for the next few days , DVD editions will be added probably early next week along with the
 The following applies to the VSTS product:
• VST Suite is only available for download to VST Suite with MSDN Premium subscribers.
• Visual Studio 2005 Pro with MSDN Premium subscribers and VSTA/D/T with MSDN Premium subscribers have access to VST Suite trial as an upsell opportunity.
• VSPro with MSDN Professional, MSDN Operating Systems, and MSDN Library subscribers must get the VSTS Trial by other means.