Cross-platform play with Windows 10, Xbox One, Mobile, and Switch
Allows you to play with friends on different devices.
Cross-play with Java Edition: Windows, Mac, and Linux
Allows you to play with other Java edition players.
Split screen multiplayer (online multiplayer requires subscription sold separately)Playing split screen allows up to four players to play on the screen at the same time.
Use a compatible game controller or touch screen.
Discover new ways to play Minecraft with unique maps, skins and texture packs. Available in-game from your favorite community creators. Purchases and Minecoins roam across Windows 10, Xbox One, Mobile, and Switch.
Downloadable Content (DLC)Use add-ons to customize your experience. Transform the look, and even change the behavior of mobs.
Independent, user-made additions and changes to the game.
Official featured multiplayer servers (online multiplayer requires subscription sold separately)Public servers, partnered with Minecraft, that anyone can join, with multiplayer mini-games.
Realms (Sold separately)Realms are servers, run by us, just for you and your friends. Invite an infinite number of friends to join your personal Realm, and play with up to 10 at a time.
Realms Plus (Sold separately)Get access to 50+ marketplace packs to play locally or on your personal Realm server. Play with up to 10 players at a time who can access all of the content in your Realm – for free!
Host your own server
Share your world with your friends and players around the globe. Host your own multiplayer game server. Join custom servers from mobile and PC.
Join player-hosted multiplayer servers
Multiplayer games hosted on other player’s servers.
Complete certain challenges to earn achievements or trophies. Only available in Survival mode.
LAN or WiFi Multiplayer
Play with friends over LAN or WiFi.
Parental Controls with Xbox Live or Microsoft Account
Xbox Live and Microsoft Accounts have age-appropriate controls and settings that you can adjust to suit your family’s needs.
Advanced graphics capabilities including support for physical based rendering, realistic lighting, vibrant colors, realistic water, and more. Content available in Minecraft Marketplace. Requires a DXR capable GPU.