Skype 2.1 updated for Windows phone 8. The update version including some new features and now available for download. The developers worked on improving reliability and performance of the application, especially around background notifications and calling in the Skype 2.1 for Windows phone 8 update. Now you can download Skype 2.1 for Windows Phone 8 from Windows Phone Store.
The Skype for Windows Phone 8 update version is Skype 188.8.131.52. The latest version comes with updated chat keyboard with improved autocomplete/autocorrect. Buddies from Windows Live Messenger are labeled in the People list. It also added option to enable toast notifications for Windows Live Messenger buddies. The update version of Skype for Windows Phone 8 temporarily disabled People Hub integration. Download Skype for Windows Phone 8 from here.