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!
“Monumental” Minecraft Movie gets a release date – March 4, 2022
After much anticipation, the long-awaited Minecraft Movie has finally been given a release date. Launching on March 4, 2022, Mojang noted that the long wait is due to "making a live-action, full-length feature film is really complicated."
Dates! They are important, because they allow us to clear our calendars for exciting, nay, MONUMENTAL events. Such as the upcoming Minecraft movie, which finally has one! March 4, 2022. Just around the corner! A few more details here: https://t.co/JfIEBYpptc pic.twitter.com/CstpQVKPdY
— Minecraft (@Minecraft) April 16, 2019
Microsoft’s Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription is official and launching later this year
Microsoft's new subscription that bundles Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass into one subscription has been confirmed. The new subscription will launch later this year, coming first for Xbox Insiders.
Xbox One S All-Digital Edition is launching on May 7 and will cost $249.99
Microsoft's disk-less Xbox One has been officially announced. Dubbed the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, it will cost $249.99 and launches on May 7. But some have raised concerns at how the price difference between this version and the standard Xbox One S is, well, not much of a discount.
Cortana ends support for Wunderlist
Wunderlist, a task management app acquired by Microsoft in 2015, has had its integration with Cortana removed. It looks as though this move is due to the new integration between Microsoft's To-Do app and Cortana.
That's it for this week. We'll be back next week with more Microsoft news!