A post on Reddit shows Microsoft prompting users running Windows Media Player to ditch the dated app for the new and younger Movies & TV, citing better compatibility and battery life.
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Microsoft has begun rolling out a new version of its Movies & TV app to Windows Insiders, with a completely redesigned interface that ditches the left nav menu, and adds new discovery features.
Microsoft has released its latest update for the Movies & TV app for Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, and Xbox Preview members, just one week after its last update rolled out to the same users.
Microsoft has updated its Movies & TV app (known as Films & TV in the UK) on some Windows 10 devices, bringing various improvements, which are now available for those in the Windows Insider Fast ring.
There are some big savings available on a wide range of films from the Windows Store this week, as Microsoft is offering up to 40% off many popular titles in its Blockbuster Movie Sale.
Microsoft's Groove music app isn't the only one to be updated today - the company has also rolled out the latest update to its Movies & TV app, both on Windows 10 Mobile handsets, and for PCs.
The new Xbox 360 update brings a new Activity Feed, Groove Music and Movies & TV apps, and more - including four times more cloud storage, to help back up saved 360 games to be played on the Xbox One.
Microsoft and Disney have reached an agreement that will allow Disney videos purchased from either company's service (Microsoft Movies & TV and Disney Movies Anywhere) to link between the two.
Updated versions of Microsoft's entertainment apps are now available for Windows 10 PCs and phones, including Live Tile support for Groove on Mobile, and links to related content in Movies & TV.
Build 10512 rolled out yesterday with various known issues, including a bug that crashed the Movies & TV app whenever a video was played - but Microsoft has now updated the app to fix the problem.
Despite being rebranded from Xbox Music and Video, Windows 10's new Groove and Movies & TV apps keep many annoying features shared by their Windows 8 predecessors.