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!
Grand Theft Auto V is the first new Xbox Game Pass title of 2020
Taking some by surprise, it has been announced that Grand Theft Auto V is the first game to be added to Xbox Game Pass in 2020.
Google has apparently blocked its Stadia cloud gaming service on the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge
Google’s subscription-based, cloud gaming service Stadia apparently doesn’t work on Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser because Google has blocked it.
Google’s blocking again. If you try and use Stadia with Microsoft’s Chromium Edge browser then Google blocks the UA string. Switch the string to Chrome Windows and it works just fine. 2020 needs to be the year this nonsense ends 🙄 pic.twitter.com/fAoxv9bNHQ
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) January 1, 2020
Microsoft Outlook takes aim at Google’s Gmail and hits the 100 million install mark on the Google Play Store
Another of Microsoft’s apps on Android has reached a new milestone, with Outlook crossing the 100 million install mark via the Google Play Store.
New Microsoft Edge icon appears on latest Android beta
The latest update to the Microsoft Edge beta app on Android has delivered a new icon for the web browser.
That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.Further reading: Grand Theft Auto V, Microsoft, Microsoft Edge, Stadia, Xbox Game Pass