Better Together

Play cross-platform

Now connect with players across Windows 10, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, virtual reality and mobile devices today.*

Massive multiplayer servers

Easily find massive multiplayer servers and play with thousands, right from within the game.

New features

Loads of new features for Xbox players like infinite worlds, recipe book and marketplace!

Already own Minecraft? Update on your console.

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Cats and pandas – together!

Cats and pandas – each with unique new traits and behaviours – now roll, lounge and laze around. The Overworld has never felt more alive, or more adorable!

Cats and pandas are available right meow, for free.

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A celebration of all things Minecraft: streaming live 29 September.

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Minecraft minigame - Grid Runners

Compete against the clock for the fastest times and team up with your friends to become the ultimate Grid Runners champion.

Update Aquatic

Explore new ocean biomes, ruins and more secrets with the free1 Update Aquatic.**

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Minecraft Marketplace

For the first time, skins, textures and worlds designed by the community are available in the store. Buy once and enjoy across Xbox, Windows 10 and mobile devices!*

Game features

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Endless exploration

Create and explore your very own world where the only limit is what you can imagine.

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Build almost anything

Crafting has never been faster, easier or more fun.

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More fun with friends

Play with up to four players in split screen for free, or invite hundreds of friends to a massive gameplay server or your own private Realm!***

Trailers and gameplay

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Game details

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Build anything you can imagine with unlimited resources in Creative mode, or go on grand expeditions in Survival, journeying across mysterious lands and into the depths of your own infinite worlds. Will you hide from monsters or craft tools, armour and weapons to fight back? No need to go alone! Share the adventure with friends in split-screen multiplayer and online.

Additional information


Everyone 10+

  • Fantasy Violence
  • Online Interactions Not Rated by the ESRB
  • Publisher
  • Microsoft Studios
  • Developer
  • Mojang
  • Genre
  • Action & Adventure, Family
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One
  • Release date
  • 20 September 2017

Get the game

Standard Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armour to fend off the dangerous mobs.

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Let viewers rock your Minecraft world

Now viewers can fully participate in your Minecraft stream. Summon zombies, gift weapons, place objects and make night fall. For every Minecraft command, you can create an interactive button and let your viewers loose to help, hinder, or just mess with you.


Elevate your game

Xbox Design Lab

Minecraft Xbox Wireless Controllers

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Xbox One Play & Charge Kit

Elite Controller

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

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