HTC made the announcement on Twitter, confirming that the latest version of Android – which launched on the Google Nexus 5 – will be landing on the One along with its bag of tricks and improvements.
HTC Sense 5.5 will also be on the menu, though we're not yet sure if unlocked phones will receive the update any sooner.
HTC did however previously tell CNET that owners of the Google Play edition of the One will be able to upgrade their handsets from the end of November.
Read our Android 4.4 KitKat review so you know what you've got to look forward to, and check out the shortlist for the Stuff Gadget Awards 2013 smartphone of the year, which the HTC One proudly graces.
[via Tech Radar]