Microsoft news recap: American Airlines partnership, Xbox Series S outsold PS5 in Japan, and more

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Xbox Series S has outsold the PS5 in Japan for the first time

It has been reported that during the week of May 9-15, Microsoft's Xbox Series S outsold the PS5 in Japan for the first time.

Minecraft surpasses Nintendo titans to become third best-selling Switch game in the UK

Xbox Series S sales in Japan aren't Microsoft's only recent success in the gaming market, as Minecraft has come out as the third best-selling Nintendo Switch game in the UK.

Minecraft surpasses Nintendo titans to become third best-selling Switch game in the UK - OnMSFT.com - May 18, 2022

American Airlines teams up with Microsoft to use Azure

Microsoft Azure is to become American Airlines' main cloud provider, after a new partnership between Microsoft and American Airlines was announced.

Microsoft Patners with American Airlines

Microsoft's new stock-based compensation package attempts to keep employees satisfied

In an attempt to ease employee unrest, Microsoft has announced a new stock-based compensation package, which includes increasing its Annual Stock ranges by at least 25 percent for all employee levels 67 and below.

Microsoft office employees

That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.

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