Quark this morning confirmed that QuarkXPress 6 is now shipping in Europe.

The statement ends the confusion that surrounded the shipping status of the product, following Quark's promise several weeks ago that it would ship four weeks ago.

XPress 6 can be purchased by calling Quark customer service on 00800 1787 8275.

List price in the UK is £1,095. XPress 5 users can upgrade for £199. The upgrade price for users of XPress 4 is £299, while XPress 3 users can upgrade for £399. Prices exclude VAT.