Microsoft is officially launching Windows 10 20H1 (also known as the May 2020 update) to the public at the end of this month, and this fall’s update won’t make much difference. But in June, the software giant also plans to start testing Windows 10 21H1. Although not officially announced, the company’s blog post has inadvertently revealed details about future updates to Windows 10.
(From: Windows Blog)
The 21H1 update, codenamed Windows 10 Iron (Fe), is understood to be available in the first half of next year. Although the blog post has been modified, you can still view the unedited version through the search engine’s cache.
This blog post focuses on the Windows Linux subsystem, which identifies the next major feature update codenamed “Iron” and plans to move to the Fast Ring channel in June.
Insider testers are currently experiencing a minor update to Windows 10 Manganese (20H2), which is expected to be released in the second half of this year.
Panos Panay recently revealed that Windows 10 21H1 is expected to bring improvements to the Start menu as the first major update in 2021.
In addition, this blog post confirms that the Fast Update Channel is currently experiencing the Mn branch and expects to reveal more new features in the June test, while Windows 10 20H2 in the second half of this year will include any new features currently introduced.
As for Windows 10 21H1, Microsoft plans to launch Fast Ring’s Insider testerininininininininin in June, which is expected to bring about a number of changes in functionality and appearance.
Finally, Microsoft revealed on its recent Windows Insider podcast that the new Start menu will no longer emphasize the colorful Live Tiles, making the interface icon look simpler.