Microsoft announces next big release of Windows 10 called the Creators Update

10:29:00 AM Dick Wyn Yong 0 Comments

Building on the momentum of Windows 10 which now has over 400 million users, Microsoft announced a new version of Windows 10 coming early next year as a free upgrade to existing Windows 10 users. The forthcoming Windows 10 update is called the Creators Update and Microsoft named this version the Creators Update because they are highlighting content creation features with this upcoming release of Windows 10.
During a special event in NYC this morning, Microsoft talked about three new features of the Windows 10 Creators Update that include a focus on creating 3D objects through the new Paint application. Alognside that, the company is also formerly announcing which is a new social network for creators to share 3D artwork.

In addition to that, the new Windows 10 Creators Update is also introducing native game streaming powered by Beam streaming. The streaming built into Windows 10 will be tied directly with XBOX Live and Microsoft has included several social features for communicating with viewers during game streams.

Last but not least is the new People bar on the taskbar. Microsoft says that the Windows 10 Creators Update will allow users to pin their favorite people on the taskbar for easy commuication. The concept of favorites will also be seen throughout the operating system.

Microsoft will release the Windows 10 Creators Update early next year and expect to to hear more about the update in January 2017.