Microsoft news recap: Azure outage problems explained, Forza Street coming to mobile, and more

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Email Twitter: @TheJackah Apr 11th, 2020 inNews

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!

Microsoft explains recent Azure outage problems in Europe due to “constrained capacity”

Azure has had a rocky time lately, probably at the time it has most been needed. Microsoft has now come out to explain why Azure has had a number of outages in Europe recently, blaming “constrained capacity”.

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass subscription service is launching in Japan next week

Xbox players in Japan will soon be able to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass to access a host of games under one subscription, as Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to Japan next week.

Green Xbox and Xbox Game Pass app logo

Green Xbox and Xbox Game Pass app logo

Forza Street mobile game will be released on iOS and Android devices next month

Windows 10’s Forza Street, originally Miami Street, is going mobile next month on 5th May, as the game gets released for iOS and Android.

Forza Street video game on Windows 10

Forza Street video game on Windows 10

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.

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