If had to happen with .NET out in the wild and growing, but it seems to have annoyed a few people.
News.com article here.
But what is going to change really? How long has it been since the was a service pack or bug fix issued for VB6? It had reached a very stable point in it's development and will continue to be used extensively to support legacy code.
The only forseeable change is that large companies will not consider VB6 as an option because of the lack of product support, it will most likely push development towards .NET.