Currently known to the world as Windows 10 Redstone 5 (its internal codename), the public name of next Windows 10 release could be October 2018 Update. Today, the infamous leaker WalkingCat has found a new possible name.
It appears that in latest Windows 10 preview build, the update is referred to as the ‘Windows 10 October 2018 Update.’ This doesn’t give any hints toward philosophy at all.
Microsoft is bad at naming things. For example, Microsoft named its Redstone 4 update as Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Here’s a list of the Windows 10 updates that Microsoft has launched:
- Windows 10 November Update
- Windows 10 Anniversary Update
- Windows 10 Creators Update
- Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
This naming concept could be confusing for some users. For example, those users who were actually using the Creators Update, don’t realize Fall Creators Update is a different thing.
RS5 = "Microsoft Windows 10 October 2018 Update"
— WalkingCat (@h0x0d) July 12, 2018
It’s worth noting that Windows 10 October 2018 Update is not the final name and it might change before the announcement. Microsoft hasn’t announced the name of next Windows 10 update yet.