Minecraft already has a sizeable fanbase, but now anyone with an Xbox Game Pass (opens in new tab) subscription can jump into the fray as well. The blocky builder joined Microsoft's subscription service today, bringing another Microsoft Studios title under its banner.
The full game experience is here, meaning you can explore your own unique world and construct just about anything that strikes your fancy. You can also dive into multiplayer sessions, hailing the assistance of friends to take on any unruly creeps and help build your world out.
Minecraft has seen more than 91 million active players join in across nearly any platform you can think of since its launch in 2009. The game is also cross-play enabled, so you can jump in with friends who may be playing on other platforms like Nintendo Switch and mobile devices.
Minecraft is coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 4. Wait a second... it IS April 4! Download it today, and enjoy the cross-play with Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, Gear VR, iOS and Android.
↣ https://t.co/6TnqMlO7AH ↢ pic.twitter.com/8uyFyTgPeXMinecraft is coming to Xbox Game Pass on April 4. Wait a second... it IS April 4! Download it today, and enjoy the cross-play with Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, Gear VR, iOS and Android.
↣ https://t.co/6TnqMlO7AH ↢ pic.twitter.com/8uyFyTgPeX— Minecraft (@Minecraft) April 4, 2019April 4, 2019
If you're interested in checking out Xbox Game Pass, the service requires a subscription, which runs $10 per month (opens in new tab). There are more than 100 games available to play through Game Pass, making it a bit like a Netflix for gamers. A subscription will also net you a discount for games in Xbox Game Pass if you decide you want to buy them outright.
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Xbox Game Pass has a lot of important games like Shadow of the Tomb Raider and much more. There is a promotion going on right now which discounts it to just $1. There are also three-month subscriptions available for $30 on Amazon.
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So this doesn't apply to PC subscribers as Play Anywhere, FYI.
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