Microsoft has new job listings on their site for the software engineering role in the Windows Core Experiences team, where the company has plans of ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows’ on Surface and OEM devices.
A part of the job listing had said, “On this team, you’ll work with our key platform, Surface, and OEM partners to orchestrate and deliver a sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows experiences to signal to our customers that Windows is back and ensure that Windows is considered the best user OS experience for customers.”
Although the company has taken out the phrase ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation’ since it had been found by The Verge, while the details of the job continue to hint at a large scale visual change which will be coming to Windows OS later on.
In recent times, Windows Central which had found large design changes in Windows, slated for 2021. The October report also said that Microsoft would be making changes to a few top-level user interfaces such as the Start menu, Action Center, and also File Explorer along with the latest designs and also better animation. It will be called ‘Sun Valley’ and might come with the Windows 10 ‘Cobalt’ release in the 2021 holiday season.
In May a year ago, after Panos Panay, the chief product officer had taken over the team that was working on the project, Microsoft said that it will be ‘reinvesting’ into Windows 10 in 2021. ‘Sun Valley’ is a possible result of this.