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Explore dehydrated deserts, bubbling bayous, frozen tundra, and more in an infinite world that you help create! Play with your friends and embark on adventures complete with beautiful landscapes and sudden peril.

The Minecraft free trial is available on Windows, Android, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and Vita. Trial length varies depending on the device in use.

Keep scrolling for the Minecraft: Java Edition free trial.

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Minecraft: Java Edition free trial

Play the free trial!

Enjoy player mods, world customization, multiplayer servers, and more on the original version of the classic game. Cross-platform play between Mac, PC, and Linux for an unforgettable building experience with your closest friends! 

Try Minecraft: Java Edition now, available on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Minecraft: Java edition for Windows

How to install:

* You’ll need an Internet connection the first time you launch a game, but after that you can play offline without any issues.

  1. Download and open the file to run the installer
  2. Follow the instructions
  3. Create and explore in the infinite world of Minecraft!
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