Microsoft news recap: future Xbox line up could include enterprise SKU, Office 365 price increases in India, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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’s future Xbox console line up could include an enterprise SKU

Microsoft’s future plans for Xbox may include an enterprise SKU, which plays in part to the company’s gaming focus for Xbox, as well as its cloud infrastructure focus. Additionally, it is reported that Microsoft is unlikely to offer a 240 FPS, 4K console for now, as it isn’t a logical use of computing power, more of a marketing pitch.

Microsoft Launcher 5.1 is now generally available for Android users

Android users can now update to version 5.1 of Microsoft’s Launcher. 5.1 delivers further integration with the company’s notes and tasks offerings, such as a new card for tasks.

Microsoft raises the price of Office 365 Home in India

Users of Microsoft’s productivity subscription, Office 365, are in for an increase in cost, as Microsoft raises the prices of its Office 365 plans in India. Find out about the price changes here.

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Unity announces DirectX 12 support for Xbox One

Unity has announced that it will now support DirectX 12 on Xbox One, available in Unity version 2018.3.

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