Today (November 17), Microsoft released a long article on its official website.Announced the official launch of The November 2021 Update for Windows 10, which is the long-awaited 21H2 update, and explains the pace of subsequent Windows 10 updates.
As we've seen before, the main update to 21H2 is a small change for enterprise users.For example, support for the WPA3 H2E standard, better Windows Hello biometric authentication, and GPU computing support for Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).
After this update, Microsoft will adjust the pace of Windows 10 updates.
Specifically, after this update,Windows 10 will change the service option for releasing updates from Half-YearLy Channel to Universal Channel and, like Windows 11, will target annual feature update releases for subsequent update maintenance.
According to the point in time mentioned by Microsoft in the long article, the next feature update for Windows 10 will be available in the second half of 2022 after the 21H2 update.And Microsoft has pledged to continue to support at least one version of Windows 10 until Microsoft officially stops maintaining Windows 10 on October 14, 2025.
Microsoft is also pushing the official version of Windows 11 faster, making Windows 11 more available to all Windows 10 devices that qualify for the upgrade.