Windows 10 news recap: October 2018 update still breaks Mapped Network drives, Xbox Design Lab added to the Microsoft Store, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Welcome back to our Windows 10 news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

Mapped Network drives still don’t work on Windows 10 October 2018 Update, and that’s a problem for IT pros

The October 2018 update for Windows 10 has been a whirlwind of issues, but after having pulled the update, Microsoft has now taken the decision to re-release it, albeit with at least one unfixed issue. Mapped network drives fail to work on the Windows 10 October 2018 update.

Blender is now available in the Microsoft Store

The Blender Foundation has made its 3D graphics creation software, Blender, available through the Microsoft Store.

Blender on Windows 10 Microsoft Store

You can now design your dream Xbox One controller in the Microsoft Store app with the Xbox Design Lab

Microsoft’s custom Xbox controller building tool, Xbox Design Lab, has been added directly into the Microsoft Store. This allows custom Xbox One controllers to be built from the store on Xbox One, as well as Windows 10.

Xbox Design Lab on Microsoft Store

Developers can now submit 64-bits ARM apps on the Microsoft Store

Good news for those developing for Windows 10 on ARM PCs, Microsoft is now allowing developers to submit 64-bit ARM apps to the Microsoft Store.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform for Windows 10 PCs

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Windows 10 news!