Microsoft has plans to improve the updates it releases for its brand new Chromium-powered Edge browser. In the roadmap that those in Redmond have published, they have detailed changes to Edge starting with version 94 of the browser.
Microsoft will accelerate the pace of updates to Edge
Microsoft wants to follow the system that Google has with Chrome, betting on updates that should reach users every four weeks and always keeping the pace they have us used to in Edge channels with different deadlines for Beta, Dev, and Canary versions.
The changes in Microsoft’s plans will take place from September, coinciding with the release of Edge version 94. A system that, like the one used by Google with Chrome, will ensure faster implementation of new features, security improvements, and bug fixes.
Microsoft has informed that it will switch Edge to the new update program that Chrome already uses and version 94 will be the first. That update will be released in beta during the week of September 1 and then hit the stable channel during the week of September 23.
On the other hand, Microsoft will offer an eight-week cycle on the stable release to enterprise customers managing complex environments, a longer period due to cases where more time may be needed to adapt to the improvements and new features introduced.
“As contributors to the Chromium project, we look forward to the new 4-week major release cycle cadence announced by Google to help deliver that innovation to our customers even faster. Microsoft.”
Just like Google’s browser, Microsoft Edge joins this improvement that will come to other browsers as well, as Brave has also announced that its browser will switch to receiving updates every four weeks.