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Different Minecraft Editions

Most articles and support on this website cover Minecraft: Java Edition, or Minecraft for mobile devices, Windows, and Xbox. However, different versions of the game are available on many platforms. 

 

Name 

Device or Platform 

USD Price 

Store 

Purchasable 

Notes 

Minecraft: Java Edition 

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux 

$26.95 

Minecraft.net 

Yes 

No cross-platform play with Bedrock 

Minecraft for Windows 

 

  • Windows 10(and above)
  • VR Headsets 

$29.99 

Microsoft Store on Windows 10 

Yes 

Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock versions 

Minecraft for Mobile Devices  

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Amazon phones and  tablets 

$6.99 

Apple, Android, Amazon app stores 

Yes 

Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock versions 

Minecraft for Xbox 

  • Xbox One
  • Xbox One X|S 
  • Xbox Series X|S 

$19.99 

Xbox Store and Microsoft Store 

Yes 

Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock versions 

Minecraft for Nintendo Switch  

  • Nintendo Switch 

$29.99 

Nintendo eShop and retail stores 

Yes 

Price includes the Super Mario Mash-up pack; cross-platform play with all other Bedrock versions 

Minecraft for PlayStation 

  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5 

$19.99 

PlayStation Store 

Yes 

Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock versions 

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition 

  • Xbox One
  • Xbox One S
  • Xbox One X 

$19.99 

Xbox Store 

No 

This edition has partly been replaced by the Bedrock Edition version and is no longer updated 

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition 

  • Xbox 360 

$19.99 

Xbox Store 

No 

No longer being updated since the Aquatic Update 

Minecraft: PS4 Edition 

  • PlayStation 4 

$19.99 

PlayStation Store and retail stores 

No 

This edition has partly been replaced by the Bedrock version and is no longer updated 

Minecraft: PS3 Edition 

  • PlayStation 3 

$19.99 

PlayStation Store and retail stores 

No 

No longer being updated 

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition 

  • PlayStation Vita 

$19.99 

PlayStation Store and retail stores 

No 

No longer being updated 

Minecraft: Wii U Edition 

  • Nintendo Wii U 

$29.99 

Nintendo eShop 

Yes 

Support for off-screen play 

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition 

  • New Nintendo 3DS 

$29.99 

Nintendo eShop 

Yes 

 

Minecraft: China Version 

  • Windows
  • Android devices
  • Apple devices 

Free 

mc.163.com 

N/A 

Available only in China 

Minecraft: Education Edition 

  • Windows
  • iPad
  • Mac
  • Chromebook 

$5-$12 per user/ year 

Education.minecraft.net 

Yes 

Developed for schools, camps and clubs, with features to create and deliver lessons for all subjects 

Minecraft: PI Edition 

  • Raspberry PI 

Free 

Pi.minecraft.net 

N/A 

Designed for teaching and tinkering 

 

Release dates and feature details for upcoming versions aren't yet available. Look for information about upcoming updates at our When is the next game update? page. 

Last Updated - 2021-10-26 08:23:47 UTC

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