Microsoft made it known that its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will be available across the globe on October 17. The update is the company’s next major update of its personal computer operating system. However, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update also indicates the arrival of the Mixed Reality headsets.

Microsoft’s Executive Vice President for Windows, Terry Myerson, stated that the latest Windows 10 update will provide individuals new ways to get creative. Myerson also said that this innovation will also be available with beautifully designed devices from their product partners.

Microsoft’s latest operating system update will come along with several new features that pay particular attention to the latest creative tools.

The update will also enhance some of the existing functions in the tech company’s operating system. According to The Verge, the new update will bring the new people integration, allowing users to secure their preferred contacts on the taskbar.

Windows 10 will also add the OneDrive to the Photos App integration. The integration will allow artificial intelligence (AI) to power the Photos app, allowing users to locate their images by typing keywords.

The Photos app will offer the new feature dubbed as the Story Remix. This feature will allow users to generate video clips (with music, transitions and text) from the photos in their library.

Updated Windows Defender

The Windows 10 update will enhance the Windows Defender for security purposes. The company claims that the Windows Defender will now be able to protect the operating system against the latest ransomware.

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Mixed Reality headset

However, the release of the new update will also give tech fans their first glimpse of Microsoft’s virtual reality (VR) platform, the Windows Mixed Reality headset. The VR platform will be powered by low-priced headsets from the likes of Lenovo, Acer and HP, Engadget reported. The Mixed Reality Viewer will also offer some experiences in 2D.

The operating system’s biggest change is the Mixed Reality headsets’ inclusion. The first batch of these headsets will be up for grabs on October 17. In fact, Lenovo already showed off its headset, dubbed as The Explorer, during the IFA 2017 event. Lenovo’s headset will have a $350 price tag. HP’s headset will be available for $329, while Acer’s headset is expected to have a $299 price tag. Meanwhile, Asus is anticipated to roll out its own Mixed Reality headset next year.