Microsoft Build 2016 live blog: everything you need to know

Radu Tyrsina
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We’re just a few hours before Microsoft kickstarts its most important event of the year – Build 2016. Microsoft is expected to talk about Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Xbox, HoloLens and many other products and services under its portfolio.

The event kicks off at 11:30AM ET / 8:30AM PT, and you will be available to follow it live. But if you don’t have time to watch the stream live, or you’re at work and must watch it muted, then we invite you to bookmark this page and rest assured that we will be as timely as possible.

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The Redstone update for Windows 10 is another big focus point of the event, and maybe other topics such as Ubuntu integration in Windows 10, talks about recent acquisitions and expansions.

Build 2016 live stream hours

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Our live blog are is further down the page, so make sure to scroll down in order to find. Our readers are from all over the world, so here are the hours at which the build starts:

  • United Kingdom – 16:30
  • India – 21:00
  • Brazil (Brasilia) – 12:30
  • Netherlands – 17:30
  • Italy – 17:30
  • Poland – 17:30
  • France – 17:30
  • Germany – 17:30
  • Spain – 17:30
  • Pakistan – 20:30
  • Bangladesh – 21:30
  • New York – 11:30
  • China – 23:30
  • Australia (Canberra) – 01:30
  • Japan – 00:30
  • Canada (Ottawa) – 11:30
  • Mexico (Mexico City) – 10:30
  • Bulgaria – 18:30
  • Romania – 18:30
  • New Zealand (Wellington) – 03:30
  • Russia (Moscow) – 18:30
  • Dubai – 19:30
  • Thailand – 23:30

We remind you that Build 2016 tickets sold out in just one minute (which explains why we aren’t there) so there’s huge interest this year. And before you’re asking, no, Microsoft won’t be announcing Windows 11, but what could surprise us all could be some sort of VR capability for the Xbox, considering all the fuss around the subject. And, who knows, maybe there’s a chance to see the Surface phone, as well?

Microsoft Build 2016 live blog