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Available now with PC Game Pass

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Play Minecraft with PC Game Pass

Play Minecraft and over 100 more high-quality games for one low monthly price with PC Game Pass.


Better Together

Minecraft togetherness machine, representing platforms where Minecraft is playable: PC, Xbox, mobile and Nintendo Switch.

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!

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What’s new with Minecraft

Minecraft characters surrounding devices where Minecraft is playable, including an Xbox, mobile phone, laptop PC and Nintendo Switch.

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!*

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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!***

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 Series X|S
    Xbox One
    Windows 10/11
  • Release date
  • 20 September 2017

Get the game

Standard Edition

User rating: 3.5/ 5

Included with PC Game Pass

Play Minecraft and hundreds of high-quality games for one low monthly price with PC Game Pass.

Create, explore, survive, repeat. Get Minecraft: Java Edition and Bedrock Edition for PC as a package deal for Windows! You can easily switch between games using the unified launcher and cross-play with any current edition of Minecraft.

Starter Collection

Included with Game Pass

Play Minecraft and hundreds high-quality games for one low monthly price with Game Pass.

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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Minecraft Realms Plus

Tap into the source of amazing Minecraft content! With Realms Plus, you get instant access to 50+ marketplace items like worlds and mash-ups, with new additions each month. Enjoy your content on any platform where you play Minecraft with Marketplace, and invite up to 10 of your friends to join the fun – for free!*

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Xbox Wireless Headset

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Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 – Core (White)

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Xbox Rechargeable Battery + USB-C

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