Sorry to get your hopes up. This is not Gingerbread. This is breaking news that Motorola and Verizon are rolling out a OTA update for the Original Droid to Android 2.2.2 This is a small 3.4MB update that will bring your device up to Android 2.2.2 the latest version of FroYo. If any of you Droid users are on stock firmware you should be getting the OTA starting today 3/9, with it being completely rolled out to all users by 3/17. Go to menu>settings>about phone> and click System Updates.
For those that got excited and thought this was Gingerbread, Sorry. I do have some Gingerbread here for you to keep all our readers happy. If you would like to try some Android 2.3 Gingerbread on your Motorola Droid now, go ahead and get yourself some CyanogenMod 7. You can learn about it here with download links at the bottom of a story we mentioned earlier today. CyanogenMod 7 Android 2.3 RC2. Next up is Honeycomb, if anyone takes the CyanogenMod 7 jump, be sure to check out our CM7 gets you as close to Honeycomb as possible story also.
Enjoy that Android 2.2.2 FroYo all you Droid Users.