Well, it's later in the year, and the new functionality is rolling out starting today.
Furthermore, in addition to audio and video calling, Skype is also providing the ability for the Alexa users to call most of the landlines and mobiles numbers using Skype to phone, even for worldwide calls.
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Alongside its refreshed hardware lineup, Amazon (and Microsoft) announced back in September that Skype calling was coming to Alexa devices later in the year. Echo Show and Echo Spot are able to make Skype video calls.
The Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo Dot can be used to make hands-free Skype voice calls whenever Alexa and Skype are available. This adds to the users' ease as they can make a call without touching their smartphones. Then sign in using the Microsoft credentials on Skype. Well, it looks like it took the companies two months to bring Skype calling to Alexa devices.
Like Alexa's built-in voice calling feature, the Skype skill will only be offered in just a handful of countries at launch - but, thankfully, the US, UK, India, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada are all on the list. At last count, Skype had around 300 million monthly active users - a fairly substantial number.