View Full Version : Windows 10 Successor Codenamed 'Redstone,' Targeting 2016 Launch

April 7th, 2015, 23:06
Windows 10 isn't even out the door yet, so what better time than now to talk about its successor? Believe it or not, there's a fair bit of information on it floating around already, including its codename: "Redstone." (http://www.neowin.net/news/redstone-the-codename-for-the-next-windows-update-coming-in-2016) Following in the footsteps of 'Blue' and 'Threshold', Redstone is an obvious tie-in to Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft (http://hothardware.com/news/windows-10-successor-carries-codename-redstone-and-will-splash-land-in-2016), which it snagged from Mojang last year (http://games.slashdot.org/story/14/09/15/1333227/microsoft-to-buy-minecraft-maker-mojang-for-25-billion). Redstone is an integral material in the game, used to create simple items like a map or compass as well as logic gates for building electronic devices, like a calculator or automatic doors. The really important news is that we could see Windows Redstone sometime in 2016.