Microsoft Will Only Launch a Single Windows 10 Feature Update Every Year

Now that the November 2021 Update is finally available, Microsoft can introduce new changes for the way it supports Windows 10.

Given Windows 11 is already on the market, Microsoft has announced that devices not eligible for the free upgrade to the new OS can continue to use Windows 10 until October 2025.

The support of Windows 10 will therefore continue for four more years just like before, only that today, the company announced more changes on this front.

Instead of two feature updates released every year (in the spring and in the fall), Microsoft will only ship a single update for Windows 10 every 12 months.

One update per year

In other words, now that the November 2021 Update is live, the next major feature update for Windows 10 is scheduled to land in the fall of 2022.

“We will transition to a new Windows 10 release cadence to align with the Windows 11 cadence, targeting annual feature update releases. We are now renaming the servicing opt… (read more)

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