For players *not* using Windows 10 or Windows 11, please go to Minecraft.net/download to get the Launcher for your operating system and access to your game. Create, explore, survive, repeat. Minecraft: Java Edition and Bedrock Edition are now available as a package deal for Windows. Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition gives you access to both games in one purchase and one unified launcher that makes it simpler than ever before to switch from one edition to the other. You can cross-play with any Minecrafter simply by switching to the version that your friends are using. Now you can enjoy two times the mining and twice the crafting - with more Minecrafters than before. Explore randomly generated worlds and create amazing things from the simplest of houses to the most magnificent castles. Minecraft Towny Servers in creative mode using unlimited resources or mine into the world in survival mode, creating armor and weapons to fight off the dangerous mobs. Scale craggy mountains, unearth elaborate caves, and mine massive ore veins. Explore lush caves and cave biomes of dripstone. Light up your world by lighting candles to show off what an expert spelunker and mountaineer you are! If you can think it, you can create it. Creative Mode allows you to use your imagination and unlimited resources. Battle mobs, build shelter and explore the landscape - it's all you need to do when you try to survive and thrive in Survival Mode. - New tools as well as locations and spaces are yours to explore, thanks to our regular updates. - Slash commands: Tweak how the game playsyou can give items away and summon mobs, change the time of day, and more. Join thousands of other players on massive multiplayer servers which are free! Explore huge communities run by the community, play in unique mini-games and interact with other players on Windows, Mac, or Linux devices. Cross-play between Java Editions and Bedrock is not possible. - Bedrock Edition: Cross-platform play for up to eight players across Windows, PlayStation, Nintendo, Xbox, and mobile devices. Minecraft for Windows also works on Windows Mixed Reality and Oculus Rift devices, and supports all features. - Bedrock Edition: Discover skin, texture and mash-up pack from the community! Find out more at minecraft.net/marketplace. - Bedrock Edition: Ray Tracing for Windows gives a new graphics experience to Minecraft! Create your own worlds with vibrant colors reflective water, reflective colors, and emissive textures that glow. Realms Plus for Bedrock Edition or Realms Plus: Play with as many friends as you like across platforms in worlds that can be played on any device. You also have access to more than 150 items of Marketplace content. Try a free 30-day trial in-app and learn more at minecraft.net/realms/bedrock. - Realms for Java Edition: Your Realm is a private world that is securely stored in the cloud. Your subscription comes with a 10 player server (not including yourself!) You can share your content with friends and other players. Learn more at minecraft.net/realms-for-java NOTE: Worlds/saves from the Minecraft: Java Edition are not compatible with Minecraft for Windows. You can also play Minecraft: Java & Bedrock Edition with PC Game Pass- check it out at xbox.com/xbox-game-pass/pc-games.