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!
Xbox Series S has outsold the PS5 in Japan for the first time
It has been reported that during the week of May 9-15, Microsoft’s Xbox Series S outsold the PS5 in Japan for the first time.
We don't think anyone would have predicted this https://t.co/IgnUwYrVFv
— TechRadar (@techradar) May 20, 2022
Minecraft surpasses Nintendo titans to become third best-selling Switch game in the UK
Xbox Series S sales in Japan aren’t Microsoft’s only recent success in the gaming market, as Minecraft has come out as the third best-selling Nintendo Switch game in the UK.
American Airlines teams up with Microsoft to use Azure
Microsoft Azure is to become American Airlines’ main cloud provider, after a new partnership between Microsoft and American Airlines was announced.
Microsoft’s new stock-based compensation package attempts to keep employees satisfied
In an attempt to ease employee unrest, Microsoft has announced a new stock-based compensation package, which includes increasing its Annual Stock ranges by at least 25 percent for all employee levels 67 and below.
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.