Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft's ninth major, free update for Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One brings Forge to Windows 10 too, the first Office Insider Fast ring build has been released, Microsoft updates OneNote for Android with new features, more.
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No, it's not the "Halo on Windows" announcement you were hoping for. But Windows 10 PCs will take a further step into the Halo universe on September 8, when Microsoft releases Halo 5: Forge to the Windows Store as a free download.
In the longest and most unrewarding slow tease since the movie Prometheus, Microsoft announced this week that it would bring Halo 5, sort of, to the PC. Well, not Halo 5 so much as the Halo 5 Map Editor, called Forge.
This new animated feature film fills in the backstory of the enigmatic Master Chief character from the Halo series of video games.
Here's what else is happening today: Halo 5 hits $400 million in first week, Microsoft introduces the team behind Arrow, Google knifes Samsung, and more.
Halo 5 is here. And thanks in part to an unwelcome new trajectory for Call of Duty multiplayer, let's just say I'm looking around and considering my options.