Microsoft news recap: Minecraft Classic arrives on the web for the 10th anniversary, Fluent Design coming to apps on other platforms, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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!

Mojang releases Minecraft Classic on the web to celebrate the game’s 10th anniversary

Ahead of Minecraft’s upcoming 10th anniversary, Mojang has released a web version of Minecraft Classic, allowing players to play a very early version of Minecraft that had only 32 blocks via their web browser. No purchase necessary.

Microsoft’s Mixer app updates on iOS with new event and video game notifications

The Mixer app for iOS can now send you a notification for upcoming Mixer events and special game events, helping to keep you in the loop on the top game and Mixer-related events. The update also brings a number of fixes, and the changelog notes that a new feature that auto-selects video quality is coming soon.

Twitch, Mixer, Xbox apps on iOS / iPhone

Microsoft’s Xbox One All-Digital Edition available now, includes three games for $249

Microsoft’s new Xbox One console that takes away the disk drive, Xbox One All-Digital Edition, is now available and comes packed with three games for $249.

Fluent Design is coming to Microsoft Edge and other apps for iOS, Android, and the web

With Microsoft in top gear releasing Fluent Design to its apps on Windows 10, the company is now turning to other platforms – specifically iOS, Android, and the web – where it is opening up Fluent Design to apps on those platforms. Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser will be receiving design updates in the near future.

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