Windows 10 will be Microsoft’s last operating system, according to a senior employee.
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Jerry Nixon was giving a speech at Microsoft’s Ignite conference when he mentioned Microsoft was not planning any new Windows OS versions in the near term.
“Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10,” said Nixon.
A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed the statement.
The company seems confident its move to create Windows 10 as “a service” that works across all devices will endure for a while.
It doesn’t mean Windows 10 will be the last OS from Microsoft, just that there won’t need to be a new version as the upcoming system will be constantly updated.
Windows 10 is due to be released for desktops this winter with apps for tablets, mobiles, Xbox One and HoloLens coming later this year.