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Minecraft

Minecraft is made up of blocks, creatures and community! Adventure solo or together, there’s no wrong way to play. Unless you’re digging straight down.


THE WORLD IS YOURS FOR
THE MAKING

Minecraft is made up of blocks, creatures and community! Adventure solo or together, there’s no wrong way to play. Unless you’re digging straight down.

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In Minecraft, the world is at your feet. There are many ways to play this blocky sandbox. Whether you want to survive the night or build a work of art – how you experience it is all up to you! But learning the ropes of a new game can be overwhelming. To help you on your journey, we offer a library of resources that cover the fundamentals of Minecraft: from how you craft or use a controller, to how you play with friends.

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Before You Begin

Everything you need to know before you start playing Minecraft.

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Getting Started

Nifty tips and tricks for surviving and creating in the Overworld and beyond.

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Level Up!

For players looking to take their experience to the next dimension.

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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!***

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Play cross-platform

Now connect with players across Windows 10/11, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, virtual reality and mobile devices today.*

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

ESRB E

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

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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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Experience all the different ways to explore, survive and build with Minecraft: Deluxe Collection. Get the game plus 1600 Minecoins, five maps, three skin packs, one texture pack, five Character Creator items and three emotes.

User rating: 3.5/ 5

Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition Deluxe Collection for PC

Experience all the different ways to explore, survive and build in Minecraft. Get Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC, plus 1600 Minecoins, five maps, three skin packs, one texture pack, five Character Creator items and three emotes.****

User rating: 3.5/ 5

Fourth Edition

Included with Game Pass

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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.

Add-ons

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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 Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 – Core (White)

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