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 Docs moves to new home at Microsoft Learn
It has been announced that Microsoft Docs has moved to Microsoft Learn. This change means that the URL has changed from docs.microsoft.com to learn.microsoft.com/docs, but that all bookmarks will continue to work.
Microsoft and BBC Earth join to bring Frozen Planet II to Minecraft
Microsoft has partnered with BBC Earth in order to bring Frozen Plant II to Minecraft Education Edition. There will be five free worlds made available, with the first having already launched on September 21 on Minecraft Education Edition and Minecraft Bedrock.
Satya Nadella is confident that Activision deal will be approved, he tells Bloomberg
In a rare break with his silence on the matter, Satya Nadella has said that he is confident that the deal for Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard will be approved, whilst implying that letting the acquisition proceed will help competition in the industry.
More Xbox games can now be played without connecting to the net
This week’s Xbox update has removed the need for an online check-in for physical Xbox One game discs on Xbox Series X consoles.
Yes, this is true since the 2206 update. We examined data since Series X|S launch & determined the online compatibility check isn't needed in the vast majority of cases for Xbox One discs. Some games may still need to be updated online after install to ensure the best experience.
— Eden Marie (@neonepiphany) September 19, 2022
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.