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ESRB rating everyone 10+

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch

Explore infinite worlds and build everything 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 armor to fend off dangerous mobs. Create, explore and survive alone or play with friends on all different devices.

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch

Explore infinite worlds and build everything 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 armor to fend off dangerous mobs. Create, explore and survive alone or play with friends on all different devices.
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Features

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Supports eight players online, eight players locally and four player split-screen on a single Switch!
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Comes bundled with DLC packs and skins, including Super Mario Mash-up Pack, Natural Texture Pack, Biome Settlers Skin Pack, Battle & Beasts Skin Pack and Campfire Tales Skin Pack

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Play on Servers
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Split-screen couch-co-op
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Skin, texture, and mash-up packs from the community! Find out more at minecraft.net/marketplace

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Cross-platform play for up to eight players across Windows 10 PCs, Android devices, iOS phones and tablets, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and virtual reality platforms.

Desktop Mobile Modern Console Other Devices Legacy Console
Available for: Windows, Mac, Linux (Java edition) Windows 10 iOS Android Xbox One Nintendo Switch Nintendo 3DS Edition PlayStation 4 Edition Fire Devices Gear VR Oculus Xbox 360 Edition Nintendo Wii U Edition PlayStation 3 Edition PlayStation Vita Edition
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.
Controller/touch support Use a compatible game controller or touch screen.
Minecraft Marketplace 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.
Mods 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.
Achievements/Trophies 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.

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