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How to Download Minecraft on PC & Mobile For Free

Minecraft is available on a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone, Xbox, and PlayStation.

How to Download Minecraft on For Free- Minecraft, a remarkable title launched in 2009 by Swedish developer Mojang. The spotlight sandbox game has more than 126 million active users. The game grants players to showcase their creative buildings skills by exploring a virtual world, which revolves around different types of blocks and water.

There are 2 editions of Minecraft that are currently available globally. Minecraft Java Edition and Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( aka Pocket Edition). Let’s learn more about this Edition and how you can download them.

Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition)

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Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition)

The Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition) is free for Windows 10 as a free trial, which offers 1hr and 40mins timer or 5 In-game days. After the trial period, the user has to purchase the game to continue playing. But there is a Free Version of the game available, so read more to find out.

How to Download Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition)

Boot up the browser of your choice.

Search “Minecraft Free Trail” and Click on the Minecraft Free Trial Link.

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Search “Minecraft Free Trail”

Users can also download the trial version from Microsoft Store.

Simply Search ‘Minecraft for Windows 10‘ on Microsoft Store.

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‘Minecraft for Windows 10’ on Microsoft Store

Click on ‘Free Trial‘.

Your game will start downloading, once the download is finished simply Install the game. The price of Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition) in India is Rs 1,475.

Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition) System Requirements:

The Minimum system requirements for Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition) are:

OS: Windows 10 version 17134.0 or higher

Processor: Intel Celeron J4105 | AMD FX-4100

Graphics Card: Intel HD Graphics 4000 | AMD Radeon R5

RAM: 4GB RAM

Storage: 657.43 MB

DirectX: Version 11

The Recommended system requirements for Minecraft Bedrock Edition ( Pocket Edition) are:

OS: Windows 10 version 17134.0 or higher

Processor: Intel i7-6500U | AMD A8-6600K

Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 940M | AMD Radeon HD 8570D

RAM: 8GB RAM

Storage: 657.43 MB

DirectX: Version 11

Minecraft Java Edition

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Minecraft Java Edition

The Minecraft Java Edition is available in 2 variants: Starter Collection and Master Collection. Players need to purchase the Java Editions are not free. The Starter Collection Edition is available at Rs 1,675 and the Master Collection Edition is available at Rs 2,725. The Starter Collection offers 700 Minecoins and the Master Collection offers 1000 Minecoins. Minecoins are the In-Game currency of Minecraft Java Edition. Apart from that the Master Collection Edition also offers a slew of skin bundles.

How to Download Minecraft Java Edition

Fire up your choice of browser on PC/Laptop, and visit minecraft.ne

Click on ‘Get Minecraft’.

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Select ‘Computer’ from the list. The Minecraft Java Edition supports Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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Download Minecraft

Minecraft Java Edition and Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition will be available for purchase for Windows users. On the other hand, Mac and Linux users will get only the Minecraft Java Edition option.

You will be able to download the game once the payment is done.

Minecraft Java Edition System Requirements

The Minimum system requirements for Minecraft Java Edition on Windows are:

Memory: 2 GB

Graphics Card: Intel HD 4000

CPU: Intel Core i3-3210

File Size: 1 GB

OS: Windows 7 and up

The Recommended system requirements for Minecraft Java Edition on Windows are:

Memory: 8 GB

Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R7 360

CPU: Intel Core i5-4690

File Size: 4 GB

OS: Windows 10

The system requirements for Minecraft Java Edition on macOS are:

Memory: 2 GB

Graphics Card: Intel HD 4000

CPU: Intel Core i3-3210

File Size:1 GB

OS: OS X 10.9 Mavericks

The system requirements for Minecraft Java Edition on Linux are:

Memory: 2 GB

Graphics Card: Intel HD 4000

CPU: Intel Core i3-3210

File Size:1 GB

OS: Any modern distributions from 2014 onwards

Minecraft Mobile Edition

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Minecraft Mobile Edition

The Apple App Store and Google Play Store both have Minecraft availability for download. Minecraft is a paid game that must be purchased before being downloaded to an Android or iOS smartphone.

The game includes some fascinating features, such as Creative Mode, which provides unlimited resources. Survival mode, in which players must create weapons and armor to defend themselves against mobs. The game also has a multiplayer feature in which users can play with up to ten buddies across platforms.

How to Download Minecraft Mobile Edition

Go to the app store, i.e. the Google Play Store for Android or the App Store for iOS, and search for ‘Minecraft.’

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Download Minecraft from Google Play Store
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Download Minecraft from App Store

Buy the game from the store.

After the user has made a successful payment, tap on the install button.

Enjoy the game.

How to Play Minecraft Online for Free on PC & Laptop

Minecraft is a free online game that can be played on a PC or laptop. The game may be played on almost any Windows and Mac browser. However, there is one disclaimer: Mojang allows you to play the first version of Minecraft, which was released in 2009. The version comes with an outdated interface and only 32 bricks to construct, as well as all of the original buds.

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Play Minecraft for free

All you have to do is go to the website https://classic.minecraft.net/. After that, the website will prompt you to create a username and click Start to begin playing the Minecraft Classic edition for free in your browser.

How to Download Minecraft Maps

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Download Minecraft Maps

A variety of maps are available for download on Minecraft from a variety of third-party sources. Minecraftmaps.com is one of the most attractive websites for downloading Minecraft maps. Choose the map you want to download from the website. Add it to the game now by following these steps:

Download the map to your desktop and unzip it.

Press Windows + R to access the Run menu and type %appdata %.minecraft. Hit the Enter Key.

You will notice a folder called ‘saves’ in your Microsoft folder. To open that folder, simply click on it. The names of the existing worlds will be displayed.

Simply drag and drop the entire folder into the ‘saves’ folder from the map you unzipped on your desktop.

Start ‘Minecraft’ by opening the Microsoft Launcher. The new map can be found by selecting the single-player option.

To play the freshly downloaded map on Minecraft, go to ‘Play Selected World’ and select it.

Minecraft 2021 Servers

Minecraft may be played on a variety of servers, each of which has its own multiplayer environment, rules, gameplay style, and community. In 2021, here are a handful of the top Minecraft Servers to try:

MINEPLEX – IP: eu.mineplex.com or us.mineplex.com | Server: Minecraft survival server

MINECRAFT MIDDLE EARTH – IP: build.mcmiddleearth.com | Server: Minecraft RPG server

GRAND THEFT MINECART – IP: mc-gtm.net | Server: Minecraft survival server

PIRATECRAFT – IP: mc.piratemc.com | Server: Minecraft RPG server

BRAWL – IP: brawl.com | Server: Minecraft battle royal server

Minecraft Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to Manually Update Minecraft on Mobile & PC\Laptop?

Although the latest Minecraft updates are usually downloaded and installed immediately on your device, this is not always the case. You may need to manually check for new updates and download them on occasion. So, here are some simple ways to manually check and update your Minecraft game.

How to Manually Update Minecraft on Mobile

Go to Google Play Store or Apple Store.

Go to the Minecraft game, which you have downloaded on your mobile.

Hit the ‘Update’ button, if there is an update available.

How to Manually Update Minecraft on PC/Laptop

Fire up Minecraft Launcher on your PC/Laptop.

Hit the ‘Latest Release’, if there is an update available.

Download and install the latest update on your PC/Laptop.

What is the Download Size of Minecraft Mobile?

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Download Size of Minecraft Mobile

The Minecraft Mobile game is approximately 150MB in size. It should be noted that the size does not include other worlds, resource packs, data packs, or other features. To play this game smoothly on your smartphone, you’ll need at least 1GB of storage. However, the size of the game varies with the device.

Also Read: Windows 11: How to Check if Your PC has TPM for an Upgrade

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Ronil Thakkar
Ronil is a self-proclaimed content ninja and is team Oyprice's first writer. Ronil has a fixed routine. He starts his day scouting tech news and ends it by churning out crypto. When not scribbling tech, you will find him shooting pixel heads in competitive FPS titles or engrossing anime. He listens to 'Green Day' while weaving in and out of Ahmedabad traffic.
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