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Minecraft Earth Early Access launches in the United States

Minecraft Earth
Minecraft Earth (Image credit: Windows Central)

What you need to know

  • Minecraft Earth Early Access is now available in the United States.
  • The team will continue to add features in the coming weeks.
  • The game is available for free on the Apple App Store for iOS (opens in new tab) and the Google Play Store for Android (opens in new tab).

Minecraft Earth Early Access is now available in the United States. According to the team, the free-to-play game blends augmented reality with a new version of Minecraft built on the Bedrock Engine. Just head over to the Android and iOS and store to download it right now.

In a press release Windows Central received, the Minecraft team said its goal is to make Minecraft Earth better over time. More countries will be added each week and the game should be available worldwide by the end of the year. If you're in the U.S. be sure to download it right now.

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Minecraft Earth Early Access gives you access to the following main features. The goal is for various players to come together, explore, and build structures out in the real world.

  • Adventures are small slices of procedurally-generated, limited-time Minecraft worlds.
  • New enemy variants, smelting, and crafting are part of Minecraft Earth. For example, you'll encounter the Muddy Pig, Moobloom, Jumbo Rabbit, and Cluckshroom.

Are you excited for Minecraft Earth? Will you play it? Let us know. It's a lot like Pokémon Go, so expected to explore your neighborhood.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

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  • So rest of the world is imminent. Or not.