Minecraft guide: How to redeem your free copy of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Windows 10
How do I get Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Windows 10 for free?
Long-time players of Minecraft on PC have likely enjoyed their Minecraft adventures while playing the Java Edition. If you're one of the millions of people that bought the Java Edition of Minecraft before October 19, 2018 you can claim a free copy of the modern Bedrock Edition of Minecraft on Windows 10. Take advantage of this offer while it's still available.
This offer expires on April 21, 2020.
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How to get Minecraft: Bedrock Edition for Windows 10 for free
- Launch your favorite web browser from the Start menu or taskbar.
- Navigate to www.mojang.com.
- Click the Account button in the top right corner.
- Click the Email field.
- Type the email address associated with your Mojang account.
- Click the password field.
- Type your password.
- Click the Log in button.
- Click the Redeem button beneath Minecraft: Bedrock Edition for Windows 10. You will be taken to the Microsoft Store.
- Click the Redeem button.
- Click Go to Minecraft: Bedrock Edition for Windows 10.
- Click the Open button to launch Minecraft: Bedrock Edition for Windows 10.
That's it! You can now enjoy the newest version of Minecraft. If you can't take advantage of this offer, you can still buy the Bedrock Edition directly from Microsoft.
Awesome Minecraft merch
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Minecraft Guide Book Collection ($25 at Amazon)
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Minecraft Creeper T-shirt (From $7 at Amazon)
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Creeper Hat ($14 at Amazon)
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Creepers too ugly? Try this cutesy plushie instead!
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