Microsoft has lastly began rolling out new Fluent Design-based emojis to Home windows 11 customers within the manufacturing channel. The brand new emoji expertise is predicated on Microsoft’s Fluent Design and it matches the trendy appear and feel of Home windows 11. This new Fluent emoji pack additionally helps Unicode emoji model 13.1 or later.
The brand new emoji expertise is rolling out with Home windows 11 KB5007262 (Construct 22000.348), which is a brand new elective cumulative replace and it gained’t obtain or set up with out the consumer’s permission.
KB5007262 is an elective cumulative replace, however Microsoft says it shouldn’t take too lengthy earlier than the emoji expertise goes stay as a part of a compulsory replace for Home windows 11. In different phrases, you may count on these new emojis within the December 2021 Patch Tuesday launch.
Sadly, it appears like Microsoft has no plans to carry these fashionable emojis to Home windows 11. Home windows 11’s emojis will stay unique to the brand new working system, and Home windows 10 customers is not going to be getting any new emojis, no less than for now. Nevertheless, this might change in future.
Not like the earlier emoji from the Home windows Cellphone period, the brand new and refreshed emoji look fashionable, vibrant and extra enjoyable. Nevertheless, new emojis look fairly totally different from the 3D refresh beforehand teased by Microsoft.
As you may see within the above screenshots, Home windows 11’s new emojis are literally 2D, not 3D. Microsoft’s social media posts and statements steered that Home windows 11 may also get 3D emojis, much like Microsoft Groups and Skype.
Nevertheless, it looks like the default emoji expertise will likely be 2D solely.
Whereas the emojis don’t look as enticing as those beforehand marketed by Microsoft on social media, the refreshed emojis slot in with the brand new look of Home windows 11. Addressing the controversy, Microsoft officers defined that 3D emoji will solely seem in apps that assist them.
This implies customers can expertise these 3D emojis in apps like Microsoft Groups and Skype.