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ESRB rating everyone 10+
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$26.99

Minecraft for Windows

Base Game

Create anything you can imagine. 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 with friends on mobile devices, Switch, Xbox, and Windows.

Minecraft for Windows

Base Game

Create anything you can imagine. 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 with friends on mobile devices, Switch, Xbox, and Windows.

Choose your collection:

Base Game
$26.99
  • Minecraft essentials
Starter Collection
$29.99
  • Base game
  • 700 Minecoins
  • 2 Skin Packs
  • 1 Texture Pack
  • 1 Mash-Up Pack
  • 1 World
Master Collection
$49.99
  • Base game
  • 1000 Minecoins
  • 4 Skin Packs
  • 1 Texture Pack
  • 1 Mash-Up Pack
  • 6 Worlds
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$26.99

Features

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Cross-platform play for up to eight players across Windows PCs, Android devices, iOS phones and tablets, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and virtual reality platforms

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Skin, texture, and mash-up packs from the community! Find out more at minecraft.net/marketplace

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ADD-ONS! Learn more at minecraft.net/addons, where you can try some examples for free or learn to create your own

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Realms! Play with up to 10 friends cross-platform in worlds that exist anytime, anywhere. Try a free 30-day trial in-app and learn more at minecraft.net/realms

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Xbox Live support, including achievements
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Slash commands to let you tweak how the game plays—you can give items away, summon mobs, change the time of day, and more

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Play on Servers
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Ray Tracing! Real-time ray tracing for Windows (beta) pushes Minecraft’s graphical boundaries further than ever before. (Requires DXR capable GPU to download)

Available for: Desktop Mobile Modern console Other devices Legacy console
Windows Mac Linux (Java Edition) Windows 10 or 11 (with Windows MR) iOS Android Xbox Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 (with PSVR) Fire Devices Oculus Xbox 360 Edition Nintendo Wii U Edition New 2DS & 3DS Edition Playstation 3 Playstation Vita Edition
Cross-platform play with Windows 10, Windows 11, Xbox, Mobile, Switch, and PlayStation 4 Allows you to play with friends on different devices.
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Cross-play with Java Edition: Windows, Mac, and Linux Allows you to play with other Java edition players.
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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.
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Controller/touch support Use a compatible game controller or touch screen.
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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, Windows 11, Xbox, Mobile, and Switch. On PlayStation 4 the Minecraft Store uses Tokens. Tokens are used only on PlayStation consoles and cannot be used on other platforms. Similarly, Minecoins cannot be used on PlayStation consoles.
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Downloadable Content (DLC) Use add-ons to customize your experience. Transform the look, and even change the behavior of mobs.
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Mods Independent, user-made additions and changes to the game.
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Official featured multiplayer servers (online multiplayer requires subscription sold separately) Public servers, partnered with Minecraft, that anyone can join, with multiplayer mini-games.
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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.
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Realms Plus (Sold separately) Get access to 100+ 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!
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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.
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Join player-hosted multiplayer servers Multiplayer games hosted on other player’s servers.
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Achievements/Trophies Complete certain challenges to earn Achievements or Trophies. Only available in Survival mode.
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LAN or WiFi Multiplayer Play with friends over LAN or WiFi.
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Parental Controls with Xbox Live or Microsoft Account Xbox profiles and Microsoft Accounts have age-appropriate controls and settings that you can adjust to suit your family’s needs. If you’re playing the Java edition with a Mojang account, parental controls are not available. If you’re playing the Java edition with an Xbox Profile or Microsoft account associated with your Minecraft profile, parental controls are available.
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Ray Tracing 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.
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Minimum Requirements : Recommended Requirements :
OS Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher, Xbox One Windows 10 version 14393.0 or higher, Xbox One
Architecture ARM, x64, x86 ARM, x64, x86
Memory 4 GB 8 GB
Motion controller Not specified Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers
Headset Not specified Windows Mixed Reality immersive headset
Processor Intel Celeron J4105 | AMD FX-4100 Intel i7-6500U | AMD A8-6600K
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 | AMD Radeon R5 NVIDIA GeForce 940M | AMD Radeon HD 8570D
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