Minecraft for Windows 10 is an edition of Minecraft designed for Windows 10, featuring cross-play with players on "bedrock devices" such as Xbox One, iOS and Android phones, Nintendo Switch, and more. Players who purchased Minecraft: Java Edition before October 19th, 2018, can get this edition for free.
Keep reading to get started, or visit the Minecraft for Windows 10 FAQ for a bundle of helpful resources.
Where can I buy Minecraft for Windows 10?
To purchase Minecraft for Windows 10, visit the Microsoft Store.
Is Minecraft for Windows 10 included with the purchase of Minecraft: Java Edition?
Players who have purchased Minecraft: Java Edition before October 19th, 2018 can get Minecraft for Windows 10 for free by visiting their Mojang account. Log into account.mojang.com, and under the “My Games” heading you will find a button to claim your gift code. If you purchased Minecraft: Java Edition after October 19th, 2018, the button will not be there, so if you’re unsure of when you purchased Minecraft: Java Edition, that’s a good way to check. Pressing the button will generate a token and send you to a Microsoft redemption page.
If you have an older Minecraft account (you still log in with your username), visit this article to find out about account migration. Once you’ve migrated your account, you will be able to claim a code for Minecraft for Windows 10.
You must be signed into a Microsoft/Xbox Live account in order to redeem the code. Please note that you cannot move the license once the code has been redeemed. Your code is saved on your Mojang account page for future reference.
Having issues with your Minecraft for Windows 10 code?
If you're having issues with your code that you got from your Mojang account, please contact Mojang Support.
What features are included?
Minecraft for Windows 10 features cross-platform compatibility with Minecraft on many other platforms (more details here), Minecraft Realms, the Minecraft Marketplace where you can purchase both community made and in-house created content as well as servers.
I have more questions! Where do I go for help?
- For help with purchasing or refund requests for Minecraft for Windows 10, you can read through the frequently asked questions or contact Microsoft Store Support
- For assistance with your Xbox Live account, visit Xbox Support
- You can provide feedback on Minecraft for Windows 10 here
- For technical or in-game issues, please visit the Minecraft Forum
- For help with your Mojang account, go here, or contact Mojang Support