As a retail Visual Studio subscriber (formerly known as MSDN subscriber), you have three options when your current subscription expires:
To compare these options, please visit the How to buy page. Unlike subscriptions offered through the Microsoft Store and resellers, there are no “new” or “renewal” prices for annual cloud subscriptions—these are priced the same each year.
If you purchased your subscription through a Microsoft Volume Licensing reseller, please contact your reseller for details on renewing.
Subscriptions offered as a program benefit through the Microsoft Partner Network and the BizSpark program only continue based on your organization’s program membership.
BizSpark startup companies that graduate from the program after three years of membership can renew subscriptions at special rates.