Windows news recap: Google bringing Android Play Store games to Windows, new Windows 11 theme, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Google is bringing Android Play Store games to Windows PCs next year

At The Game Awards, Google announced that it is working on bringing Android Play Store Games to Windows PCs. The company has built its own Windows app to accomplish this, and is not related to the Windows Subsystem for Android.

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Windows 11 might be crippling and slowing down NVMe SSD speeds

According to several reports, some NVMe SSD’s are facing issues on Windows 11 with speeds being slowed down, with reports of input/output operations per second and read/write speeds, equally facing issues.

Surface Laptop Studio with Windows 11

New Windows 11 theme celebrates the Pantone Color of the Year 2022

To celebrate the Pantone Colour of the Year 2022, Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 theme for free. The colour is described by Pantone as “a dynamic periwinkle blue hue with a vivifying violet red undertone.”

New windows 11 theme celebrates the pantone color of the year 2022 - onmsft. Com - december 10, 2021

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows news.