Microsoft news recap: Minecraft Live! event announced, Microsoft Flight Simulator crosses 1 million players, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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!

Minecraft Live! annual event set for October 3rd

Dropping the Minecon name this year, Mojang has announced this year’s annual Minecraft event, called Minecraft Live! It will be a digital event dedicated to everything Minecraft, and takes place on October 3rd at 12 EST.

Microsoft Flight Simulator breaks Xbox Game Pass for PC records, over 1 million players so far

Microsoft’s latest Flight Simulator game has surpassed 1 million players, whilst also breaking Xbox Game Pass for PC records as the most played game.

Microsoft unveils new ‘Designed for Xbox’ logo for third-party accessories supporting all Xbox consoles

A new “Designed for Xbox” logo has been unveiled which aims to highlight third-party accessories that support all Xbox consoles, helping people make informed decisions on supported accessories.

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Microsoft’s new Surface Duo reportedly won’t come to other markets until next year

Microsoft’s Surface Duo has caught quite an amount of attention recently, from those who were fans of Windows Phones, and those interested in foldable phones, but unfortunately, it’s looking like Microsoft’s foldable Android phone won’t be coming to other markets until at least 2021.

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