But apparently it does come in an add-on Pro Pack at $15. You can download it now for free for RP. Here's how.
The big news no-one is talking about (yet) is there's no native support for DVD playback in Win8. Paul Thurrott has something to say about this on his Supersite. The real reason apparently is the DVD owners wanted over $2 per Windows licence for this in Win8, irrespective of whether PCs included a DVD drive or not, and Microsoft basically told them to take a hike.