Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. 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 in Survival Mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off dangerous mobs. Do all this alone or with friends.
The first version of Minecraft to be released. Often referred to as Minecraft: Java Edition. Supports cross-platform play between Mac OS X, Linux, and Windows. This edition supports user-created skins. The classic.
The most recent edition of Minecraft features cross-platform play with Minecraft: Pocket Edition, and is available from the Windows 10 store. If you own Minecraft for PC/OSX, you can get a free download code for this version from your Mojang account page. One for early-adopters.
Play Minecraft on the move! Minecraft: Pocket Edition is available for iOS, Windows Phone, and Android devices. All Pocket Editions feature cross-platform play with each other, and with the Minecraft: Windows 10 Beta. A popular choice for those on the move.
Minecraft is also available on Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U. All console versions support split screen play for up to four players, and offer a heap of free and paid-for DLC packs, though they’re not necessary for you to have fun!