Do laptops not come with Microsoft word anymore?..?

So the last time I purchased a laptop was in 2011,My laptop recently got stolen so Im about to buy a new laptop it's going to be an HP laptop but I'm seeing all these things where they're selling Microsoft ofice for like $149. On my last laptop Microsoft Word was free on my laptop, do laptops now not... show more So the last time I purchased a laptop was in 2011,My laptop recently got stolen so Im about to buy a new laptop it's going to be an HP laptop but I'm seeing all these things where they're selling Microsoft ofice for like $149. On my last laptop Microsoft Word was free on my laptop, do laptops now not come with any version of Word or office or anything to type on ? do you strictly have to buy the programming now it doesn't come with any free versions of Microsoft word or office installed on the laptop?
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