Firefox 3 ships June 17

The Mozilla Foundation has announced that Firefox 3 will ship on Tuesday June 17.

The news comes as Mozilla moves toward breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest number of software downloads of an individual application in 24 hours. 

Mozilla has received over a million pledges from users prepared to download the software when it ships, with Firefox users across the world signing-up to download the all-new web browser that day,

For an interactive map with country statistics and to sign up to get Firefox 3 on Download Day click here. Mozilla is also encouraging people to host a Download Day party at their school, office or anywhere with an internet connection on launch day.

Firefox 3 is currently in release candidate 2 for Windows and release candidate 3 for Mac. 

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