UPDATE: Windows 11 first look has leaked.
Microsoft has announced it’s sunsetting support for Windows 10 in October 2025, including across the Home, Pro, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations editions. The last day of support is slated for Oct. 14, 2025.
Microsoft had rolled out its latest version of the Windows 10 operating system, the Windows 10 May 2021 update (version 21H1), but is set to unveil “the ” at a virtual event next week, on June 24.
According to The Verge, Microsoft has been dropping lots of hints that it’s ready to launch Windows 11. There will reportedly be a special Windows event to reveal the “next generation” of the OS next week. The event starts at 11AM ET, and the event invite includes a window that creates a shadow with an outline that looks like the number 11. Microsoft execs have also been teasing a “next generation of Windows” announcement for months, and one even described it as a “new version of Windows” recently. Microsoft also teased Windows 11 during an 11-minute video last week.
Tom Warren at The Verge expecting Microsoft to announce a new version of Windows with significant user interface changes, and an overhaul to the Windows Store. Microsoft has been working on something codenamed “Sun Valley,” which the company has referred to as a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows.” There will be many other changes, so read our previous coverage for what to expect.