Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta Out Now
Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta is out now for free, if you own the PC version. If you do not own the PC version of the game, then you can get it for a discounted price of $10 (£7.69 in the UK) during the beta period. The length of the beta period has yet to be announced.
In Minecraft Windows 10 Edition Beta you will notice features from the Pocket Edition game on mobile devices, if you have played it. Some other highlights that players will experience with this new edition are:
- Craft, create, and explore online with up to seven friends playing Windows 10 Edition Beta, through local multiplayer or with your Xbox Live friends online.
- Play online and local multiplayer with other Pocket Edition players thanks to a free update, due to arrive soon after launch.
- Multiple control schemes! Switch between controller, touch, and keyboard controls with little to no effort!
- Record and share gameplay highlights with built-in GameDVR.
- Help shape the future of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta with our built player feedback mechanisms!
- Chickens, zombies, pigs, boats, armed skeletons, potatoes, zombies, baby squids, enchantment tables, villagers, sheep, iron golems, potions, ghasts, pickaxes, carrots, and all the weird and wonderful goodness you’ve come to expect from Minecraft.
Just like the launch of the original Minecraft game for PC, Mojang has state that this version of the game will develop and evolve over time with feedback from you the players. Again it is available to download off the Windows 10 Store right now, so if you already own Minecraft go get it!