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Minecraft Earth launches in beta on Android in Tokyo, Seattle, London, Mexico, and Stockholm
Minecraft’s AR app, Minecraft Earth, has launched in select areas in beta on Android. Areas included in the initial launch include Tokyo, Seattle, London, Mexico, and Stockholm.
The Android beta is finally here! We’re hard at work rolling out the update in five cities: Seattle, London, Tokyo, Stockholm, and Mexico City. Happy crafting everyone!
— Minecraft Earth (@minecraftearth) August 30, 2019
Forza Horizon 4 crosses 12 million players since launch and currently has 4 million monthly active players
The latest stats for Forza Horizon 4 show that it has crossed 12 million players since its launch, whilst also bolstering 4 million monthly active players.
Mixer’s iOS and Android apps update with a massive speed boost and offline channel improvements
The latest update for Mixer’s mobile apps on iOS and Android have brought an improvement in speed, improved the look of offline channels, amongst other improvements. See the full update changelog here.
Outlook.com is getting a new Groups feature
To make liaising with multiple people easier, Outlook.com is receiving a new Groups feature. It will make it easier to send emails, share files, and schedule events in a group calender, with multiple people at the same time.
That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.Further reading: Forza Horizon 4, Microsoft, Minecraft, Minecraft Earth, Mixer, Outlook.com