Don't think these were official MS announcements, just blogosphere.
Why not wait until there is a full Universal App replacement for touch users?
Desktop apps are still too clunky for Tablet users.
What if l have already installed Win 10 TP?
Can l upgrade straight from there? (l don't know what would have happened to the Win 8.1 license which previously ran on the PC).
But . . . . its the apps that just aren't there in the Windows Store. My 6 year old loves the Android Play store, but he can't really find much in the Windows store.
Unfortunately Windows 10 is first and foremost a desktop OS, so you wont enjoy the great tablet experience you had under 8.1 (e.g. try snapping fullscreen apps side by side, sliding from the right...