Microsoft released invites on Monday to its forthcoming Surface 2.0 event in New York City. The shindig, taking place in Chelsea on the 23 of September, will show off new Surface hardware, though Microsoft remains coy about just what it will put onstage. Let’s be frank: Microsoft would not invite us all over for a hands-on session without having something worth touching. And that means it’s more than a new Touch Cover. And that means a new Surface (or two!), as expected. Something that we are hearing, however, is that the new Surface devices will not contain a smaller SKU of the tablet line. This doesn’t mean that we won’t see a skinnier Surface, only that we won’t see a device with a radically smaller screen, as has been somewhat rumored. Microsoft’s Surface line has been a tough project for the company, sporting stiff financial losses and suffering from lower-than-anticipated unit volume.