The Microsoft CEO's itinerary has not been disclosed, but the reason for his trip may be to delve a bit deeper into the antitrust investigation in China.
Google had hopes of acquiring Twitch, but got cold feet over the likelihood regulators would raise the antitrust red flag because of YouTube's popularity, according to a report.
Still finishing up its antitrust probe of Google's search practices, the EU is now looking into allegations regarding the company's control over Android apps, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Chinese antitrust regulators also raided the offices of IT firm Accenture, one of the software giant's consulting partners.
The country's State Administration for Industry and Commerce has not charged Microsoft with obstructing its probe but says the company needs to tread carefully.
Regulators may examine whether or not Google uses Android's dominance to unfairly spread the use of its own services over those of competitors.
Chinese media reports suggest the investigation could focus on Microsoft's "de facto monopoly" in China's OS market.
After reaching a controversial deal with European regulators in February, the EU may revise terms of Google's settlement.
The settlement comes less than a month before the scheduled beginning of the trial, in which $840 million in damages was sought from Apple.
Judge signs off on the $20 million partial settlement agreed to last year in the suit involving Lucasfilm, Pixar, Intuit.