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Lacoste Build Challenge

Have you ever wanted to see your Minecraft builds in the real world? Now is your chance – Minecraft is teaming up with the Lacoste Foundation, Sport Dans la Ville, and our awesome community of players to bri...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Gift Code Issues FAQ

Note: Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition are now sold as one bundle under the Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC label, meaning some information in this article is now outdated. For...

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Minecraft: Java Edition Account Billing FAQ

Note: Minecraft: Java Edition and Minecraft: Bedrock Edition are now sold as one bundle under the Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC label, meaning this article is now outdated. For information on buyi...

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Minecraft Earth has Shut Down

Hello dear friends, the sun has set for the last time on Minecraft Earth. Minecraft Earth has shut down as of June 30, 2021.   Due to the current global situation, we have made the difficult decision to suns...

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How to Purchase Minecraft: Java Edition with a Microsoft Account

Note: This article contains old information. Minecraft: Java Edition is now part of the Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition for PC bundle. For information on purchasing Minecraft, please follow this link. When...

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When is the Next Game Update?

Game updates usually happen when the developers feel that they're playable, fun, and ready for release.  For Minecraft: Java Edition there are snapshots listed on our home page showcasing upcoming features b...

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How do I become an Official Minecraft Community Events Partner?

By organizing an Official Minecraft Community event, you can create a unique gathering with the community that will create an environment for inspiration, engagement, and entertainment. Official Minecraft Co...

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