Microsoft is pausing the releases of new major versions of the Edge browser, including version 81, to remain consistent with the Google Chrome releases, which were paused earlier this week.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many companies including Google and Microsoft are having their employees work from home to prevent the spread of the virus. This also means that normal routines and the ability to respond to bugs or issues that may arise when a new version is released.

This past Tuesday, Google Chrome 81 was expected to be released to the Stable channel but was never released.

On Wednesday