We all know that the Windows 10 Sun Valley update is going to
be a big deal for the operating system, but now – after a new
statement from Microsoft – we finally have an official
confirmation that the next generation of Windows is going to be
“incredible” and “massive”.
Microsoft’s Panos Panay, following much hubbub over the past
few months regarding how long it’s been since the big Windows
10 feature update, confirmed that the tech giant is working on
the “next-generation Windows” operating system.
At Ignite 2021, Panos Panay stated that he is excited about the
future of Windows and a lot of new features are coming.
“We have new features coming,” Panos Panay confirmed. “[We]
haven’t talked about the next generation of Windows and what’s
coming next, but I can tell you I am so pumped.”
“We know that the future of Windows is incredible,” Panos Panay
Microsoft is not going to talk about the next generation of
Windows this week, but reports have suggested that the tech
giant is planning a special event to discuss the future of
Windows, computing and gaming.
The upcoming improvements
According to various reports, Windows 10 Sun Valley or the
“next-gen Windows” will include a
brand-new Start Menu, which will replace the current Start
Action Center is also getting a makeover and there’ll be
improvements for inbox apps too.
Sources have already given us a glance of what its redesigned
Windows 10 Start menu might look like – and it seems to be a
The default Start Menu is not getting a radical overhaul, but
it looks like Microsoft is working hard to ensure that the
Start Menu appearance is “modern” and it blends in with the
other aesthetic changes, such as rounded corners and Fluent
In addition to rounded corners, Microsoft is also believed to
be working on a new “optional” Start Menu layout with bigger
In one of the tests builds, Microsoft also experimented with
Windows 10X-like Start Menu without live or static tiles.
Windows 10 Sun Valley update is expected to hit the RTM status
in June and it will start rolling out to consumers in