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Minecraft Pocket Edition comes to Windows Phone

Minecraft Pocket Edition is now available for Windows Phone devices. Originally revealed in October, Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone has everything you'd want in a mobile Minecraft experience. Additionally, the long-awaited game is even compatible with 512MB phones.

Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft Pocket Edition has multiple modes. Survival mode, which pits you against the world's many hazards. With Creative mode, you can build and explore to your heart's content in forests, deserts, or the many other environments you can find. You can journey alone, or play with your friends over a local Wi-Fi connection.

So, go and download Minecraft PE and start building! Shoutout in comments if you tried it and what you think of the port.

QR: Minecraft Pocket Edition

360 Comments
  • Tomorrow is the day of Red Stripe Deals... hopefully... :p
  • So worth that money! Instantly purchased as soon as I saw this. So happy
  • Paid 7$ for a 13mb game.
  • Judging a game by its size isn't something real gamers do, provided, one legend of a game that speaks for itself.
  • Wasted 30 seconds to make that statement.
  • Paid 30 for a game that fit on 3 floppys and it was fun as sin, what's ur point
  • Big floppies
  • Download size does not indicate quality or value. Even a high-content app can be small if it's efficient.
  • In Britan I paid £4.99.  
  • Me too lol
  • Well now I've got no excuse when my 8 yr old wants me to play Minecraft with her. The fact that Windows Phones didn't have it for so long was my saving grace, lol. But seriously, I'll be buying it for the fun times playing this with my kid.
  • Such parenting lol
  • wow much kidz
  • Doing it right.
  • Same here Jonnie, my son is a Minecraft enthusiast as well. I bought it -- in fact I'm not sure why people are complaining about price (other than that's what we do here). I don't think I've used personal cach for an app in well over two years -- I just use my bing search points to buy $5 Windows store gift cards and I curretnly have $20 left in my MS account to make such purchases. Even so, it's only $7 -- come on you cheapskates, there are people that actually work to make the things you play with!
  • +920
  • Oh yea! Redeem those Bing Points. Good idea.
  • I get a $25 Windoes store gift card from DVLUP fod 350PNTS, I can still get like 3 more.
  • This. Time to buy Symbian ha!
  • Sure, but the app says not available!
  • The link says free. c:
  • What is your region settings? Both links read 6.99 here.
  • Everything's set to U.S. (should be, I live in it!) but the link in the Windows Central app says (Free). Nothing serious, just something I noticed.
  • Yeah... The link say its free but actually it is not. (India)
  • $9 in South African store
  • ahh why didnt they make this universal like AOE CS!!  I want to play on my phone and continue on my SP3 too
  • Because you can play the full version of it..?
  • They'll bring out a windows store version, too!
  • "Universal" doesn't mean that the exact same app runs on all platforms.  It means that nearly all the code is shared, but there are usually some platform specific aspects that have be handled by the developer.  It's possible that it is a "universal app" and the Windows Store version just hasn't been released yet.
  • They must have been working on this long before Microsoft purchased the company.
  • They were
  • Finally..!!
  • Yeah! When are you getting? :P I'm out of patience XD
  • Finally what Microsoft bought some days back has been bought to use that too in WP..!! I am outta patience in Airborne..When are ye breaking mah record..??
  • LOL! Still remember that ol' thingy eh? Good memory you have! ^_^ Was kinda busy with MC5... Worry not, though. Your suspensible bubble shall soon be popped by a new record of two ten :P
  • "ol' thingy"..??
    Think before ye speak..!! 2.10 is a lotta tough..For you..!!
  • Nevermind. Welcome to 2014!
  • Duck You
  • Woooh!!, Minecraft is still a thing right?
  • Not really...
  • Maybe not for you it isn't. But many (myself included) still enjoy it.
  • Yeah, Microsoft just spent 3 billion for something no one cares about anymore... /s
  • The problem is that they need to stop doing small updates with extra tiles and stuff like that. They need to start working on Minecraft 2 and make it more complete. It would be awesome to have something more like Terraria but in 3d!!
  • People care. This is great for the windows phone. The app store is always getting better (:
  • Course it's great, just think Microsoft should've spent money on bringing other, more important apps to WP
  • All the other apps will fall in line.
  • Minecraft is still a HUGE thing. It's especially big in younger kids and is actually a game that helps them with thinking skills.
  • You obviously live under a rock or something its still got a high user base and then there is all the merchandise like Legos kits and Minecraft memorabilia not to mention there is a movies in the works Minecraft is still very much alive and doing very well and I expect as do Microsoft's accountants and lawyers who gave them the go ahead to buy the company for that price like any big company does to make a killing off of it.
  • Seriously? The kids are still mental for it. Youtube is full of grown up kids who should know better playing and modding the shit out of Minecraft.
  • Omg yes
  • Xbox Live integration and a trial version will hopefully come later on. I think Microsoft first wanted the game to be available for Windows Phone ASAP, then take care of the rest. Though I was expecting a universal app, I guess they didn't want to scrap the app Mojang was already working on.
  • That's what I think, as long as we aren't charged again for Xbox Live integration.
  • I will be happy if this game gets Xbox Live integration, too. However, what kind of achievements should they make for a sandbox game like this? "10G - Build a castle"? Oh wait,... maybe... "5G - Kill a zombie", eh?
  • The 360 and One versions have achievements. On the One, kill a skeleton from long range with a bow & arrow is one of them, curing a villager that's been zombified, entering the Nether, killing the Ender Dragon....
  • I got it. I've never played this game before. Minecraft even has... Dragons? Didn't expect that. :p
  • The same achievements that the Xbox versions of minecraft have? There are quite a few.. Even the PC version has its own achievement system.
  • Don't be passive in your hope that Xbox Live integration comes later on: tell Microsoft directly. See this thread for a list of relevant Microsoft accounts on Twitter to ping, or, alternatively, search for recent #SaveXboxWP tweets and re-tweet them.
  • Thanks for the suggestion, I will. Hope they'll eventually open a UserVoice page.
  • Microsoft studios and no Xbox.
  • And no trial. Leading by example....
  • Well, we all know Minecraft, I think trial is not needed, and need achievements is sth that can be added later
  • tbh I would like a trial. I'm not as familiar as I have my time invested in a lot of other games. I get the gist of it but haven't explored Minecraft yet.
  • I've never understood the concept of Minecraft, so i'd actually like a trial. It's what, virtual lego on steroids? I am not a teenager anymore, I really don't see the point, but perhaps I'm just too old for games now.
  • Probably because Mojang started the project, Microsoft wanted to hurry up and release it asap.
  • This was in development before MS purchased it. They probably didn't want to jump in the middle of development and delay the release.
  • Why not issue a press release, though, and state just that, and qualm the unrest by promising us mobile Xbox gamers that Xbox integration will come later on in a patch?
  • At least it isn't beta.
  • Worse than beta, it is in alpha phase lmfao. http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha
  • An Alpha that's in line with the iOS and Android versions.
  • Please help the cause by pinging Microsoft's Xbox executives about the lack of Xbox integration on Minecraft: PE. Details here.
  • Sweet!!
  • I've never played Minecraft before. I'd download this to see what the hype is about but not for $6.99 the article says free though.
  • Survivalcraft is much better if you give up Xbox integration and multiplayer
  • This doesn't have Xbox integration yet either.
  • Oops I saw the green top and thought it was the Xbox banner but thanks for correcting me
  • I assume this release is just to get it out on the Store while the Xbox enabled version is certified.
  • I sure hope so
  • "Yet"? Meaning they do intend to add Xbox integration?
  • I'm assuming they will seeing as this was in development before Microsoft acquired Mojang.
  • This should be free in wp store
  • Why? It's not free on PC or Xbox. Or any other OS for that matter.
  • Because in his mind, millions of people will switch to Windows Phone if Minecraft is free.
  • You can't tell what's in my mind but whats in my mind is that Microsoft should make more free apps for us because we don't have much quality apps in the store
  • Well da Microsoft should make Minecraft free on its own O.S in order to attract people through a free famous game. ;)
  • Nah, they have to make for their expenses as well you know!
  • Yeah Minecraft , and AOE world domination in future.
  • Nobody is going to switch because of Minecraft being free or not.
  • Well in my country every person in it switch platforms for a really silly things!
  • People have switched to iPhone for Candy Crush (before it was on Android), Words For Friends (when it was a thing), Temple Run (when it was a thing), etc, etc. Sadly most people are swayed by silly things like that (which to them I guess are not silly) over whether or not a phone works better, has a better camera, OS or things like that, that most people here prioritise over a game. Each to their own.
  • Entitled, much
  • They just bought the company who makes Minecraft, no way in hell are they making it free. Yall are cheapskates
  • No.
  • Alright Grumpy Cat ;-P
  • Use Bing as your search engine. -> Get Store credit with your Bing points. -> Free Minecraft.
  • too bad that's us only, here in the netherlands, or anywhere outside the us i guess, it's not an option..
  • That's what I do!!
  • I agree with you. It has nothing to do with the quality of the game and it being worth it or not.  It has nothing to do with the expectation that people will go to WP just because they want a free game. It's mainly because people are already invested in their existing ecosystems. They actually LOSE access to the games they own when they move to WP. Having such a high profile game free on WP will actually make the transition easier for many people who already paid for it on another platform.
  • Finally someone that understands what i wanted to say, thanks Reslexx .( i'm a windows phone fan from Morocco for years and i just want Microsoft to respect us more)
  • Yyyeeesss
  • No xbox live tho :(
  • Not yet.
  • Let Microsoft and Mojang know of your displeasure that the game doesn't have Xbox integration by tweeting them. Details here.
  • Downloading, can't wait to check it out!
  • Local WiFi multiplayer should be good as well.
  • This should be free if I already bought it on Xbox One.
  • Why should it? It's a completely different game to the Xbox One version. Pocket Edition has been around for years.
  • Maybe it will be when it becomes universal with Windows 10?
  • Universal App, only thing it isn't but it IS a good idea
  • I agree, I shouldn't have to pay for it twice (considering PE is severely lacking compared to the full version).
  • Dang, that was fast lol
  • Ikr. I was thinking the same.
  • I think MS has gone mad, 6.99 USD for a game like this....LOL
  • It's got nothing to do with MS going mad. This is how much Minecraft PE has cost on other platforms since forever.
  • Maybe you'd rather pay Mojang's asking price of 26.99 for the PC version? "a game like this"...
  • I think it's just the right price
  • Im pretty sure its this price on other platforms also
  • What do you mean by a game like this? ...
  • I think he means any and all games that have the nerve to ask for any sort of profit at all. Watch for when the new halo comes out for WP. "People like this" will swarm the comments, asking for a handout.
  • You're essentially buying a pack of Legos that replenishes itself. Why the hate?
  • That's the first time I've heard of Minecraft being referred to as a "... pack of Legos ...".
  • Sounds good lol.
  • How much does a pack of Legos that doesn't replenish itself cost?
  • You are right, it's not even finished yet!  They have been working on PE for years now :/ http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha
  • Time will be wasted...
  • Too pricey for me and on this state
  • Big arrival for WP
  • It could've been a big arrival if it had Xbox Live integration. It would've automatically become the definitive version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition. They dropped the ball big time on this one. Instead, all we have is the same game that iOS and Android got 3 years ago. #SaveXboxWP
  • the reason it wasn't there before is because the original developer refused to get it in the windows (phone) store
  • I understand your frustration, but it is, in fact, NOT "the same game that Android and iOS got 3 years ago." That would indicate that the game released on WP is 3 years behind in the updates, which is not true. The WP game is up to date with all the significant changes released only a few months ago for iOS (and presumably Android, though I haven't played that version)
  • Please, while those updates are nice, they're completely minor in the grand scheme of things. There is no way to sugarcoat it: it took more than 3 years for Windows Phone to achieve  parity with iOS and Android in terms of Minecraft. Now that Microsoft owns that IP, there is no excuse for them not "making things right" by giving us the definitive version (say, one with Xbox integration).
  • Can we get minecraft PE for free Microsoft?
  • +1
  • Tomorrow is Red Stripe Deals. You can hope.
  • Why would we get it for free? That's like saying we should get every MS-made Xbox game for free. It's $7. If you don't have $7 on a game you clearly want a little too much, you should probably learn how to manage your money
  • Hey, welcome to the 'Lets Bitch About Something Now' forum everyone! Effing cry babies.
  • I love how people are complaining that it isn't free, I think it should have a trial but it certainly shouldn't be free.
  • You must be new here.
  • Nope. Been here for almost 3 years. Same thing everytime we get a "new" app or OS update.
  • No, not new but I'm just amazed at how entitled people think they are.
  • lol
  • I know, its sad. Our app store is catching up and getting big releases, but people STILL are not satisfied and gripe. I'm freaking happy about this release!
  • YESSSSSSSSSS. I didn't expect it this quickly. Now I never have to stop playing. Edit: Excitement fading fast. No trial version OR Xbox Live integration? This is supposed to be a Microsoft game on Microsoft's own platform. Ffs!
  • I do agree about Xbox Live integration and a trial version. I think this release is just to get it out on WP and Xbox Live integration will appear in an update.
  • Indeed since other platforms do have a trial
  • Be sure to let Microsoft excecutives know that you're disappointed this game doesn't have Xbox integration. Details on how to do so can be found here.
  • Sucks to see what kind of example Microsoft is setting giving us no trial.
  • Sucks to see what kind of example people are setting whining about not being able to play for free.
  • Reading issues? He clearly stated "Trial mode" which is not free, it is a trial......
  • 4+ years into the life of this platform and Microsoft is still unable to provide true, online multiplayer games.
  • Coming with Windows 10 ;-)
  • Will windows 10 pay for my rent and buy me a car too?
    I mean come on every time we ask for something someone jumps and says windows 10...I am getting afraid none of what we say will happen.......
    Pfft
  • That's my point, I said it in jest. In any case, there will always be something to wait for.
  • No Xbox and no trial, sweet.
    Let's see if they manage to add Xbox live with an update.
  • They better patch in Xbox integration to this game or I am officially done with Windows Phone. I'll smash my Lumia with a hammar and mail it to Joe Belfiore.
  • that'll break the hammer
  • Really... You'd move for not getting Xbox integration? This app wasn't even developed by Microsoft. It was in development before they bought Mojang.
  • It doesnt' matter that Mojang was indie when they started development; all that matters is that, when the game was launched, it was a first-party game that launched without Xbox branding, meaning that all we're getting is the exact same game that launched on iOS and Android, except 3 years too late. If Microsoft wants WP to succeed, they need to make it desirable: they needed to give us the definitive version of Minecraft--one with Xbox integration that set it apart from the iOS and Android versions.
  • I must be the only person who doesn't care for Minecraft.
  • Belive me, you´re not.
  • I thought it was funny that we got Terraria before Minecraft....
  • +1
  • Nobody cares about you...
  • No achievements?
  • Fight for your right to earn achievements: #SaveXboxWP, details here.
  • Your "right" to earn them? A developer has the right to decide whether or not to wait 6 more months to have them added. Mojang has chosen. So what about Xbox live achievements makes this any more worth purchasing? You're a complete tool if they're the only reason you buy games on here. What happened to buying a game because, and this is a crazy and completely absurd thought, you want to play it?
  • "You're a complete tool if they're the only reason you buy games on here" Well, aren't you just a judgmental, patronizing dick. I'll play games for whatever reason I want to play games. If you want to play your sloppy thirds version of Minecraft Pocket Edition without achievements, then go for it. Enjoy it. But don't come here, insert yourself in others' conversations and tell people that what they like is wrong. Decorum. Go find some. "A developer has the right to decide whether or not to wait 6 more months to have them added. Mojang has chosen." And I have the right to decide whether or not to spend my money on their games. If they want to earn my money, they have to deliver the content I want. I'm not running a charity here.
  • Dam that was fast. And 512 support too. Well done MS. XBL can come later. Now watch the marketing MS will hopefully push with this release.
  • Microsoft should market the hell out of this, and strengthen the links between Windows Phone and Xbox One versions... but they won't.
  • Yep, they could've had the definitive Minecraft experience if they found a way to support cloud sync, pause-and-play between Xbox-enabled versions of Minecraft on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows 8/RT, and Windows Phone, and then advertised the heck out of it. Instead, we now have the first non-Xbox WP game from Microsoft Studios. Vexing.
  • I hope not since it doesn't work (for me at least).
  • Considering its only Version 0.10.4.40 lol... It has a ways to go
  • Awesome sauce!! :D Posted via my 3DS; look its ManBearPig
  • Wait what ? Via 3ds ?
  • Web browser.... My cousin tends to do that alot with Facebook.
  • Ohh very clever
  • £4.99? No thanks.
  • Same price as the platforms
  • F**k the platforms
  • Doesn't work. Stuck on loading. *1520
  • Wow I was really expecting Xbox integreation
  • Tell that to Microsoft. Here's a list of their Twitter accounts. Add #SaveXboxWP to your tweets and others will re-tweet you.
  • I say give it time, possibly will be added later or never as the game might fail ms' archaic xbl integration process ;)
  • If that is the case, then Microsoft should announce that rather than keeping us in the dark.
  • You guys should make it free for at least an hour then put a price
  • Agreed. Not worth it to me.
  • Or in other words a trial
  • You guys? Sorry wrong people go tell that to ms
  • Yes! This made my day!
  • Current Version: 0.10.4.40
    Lol.... Sheesh. Only 10% there! Typo?
  • Won't be surprised when they pull it from the store
  • A perpetual beta!
  • Everything is in beta no matter how long its been out. Were all beta testers!
  • IT'S NOT A BETA. Look on the Minecraft wiki. It aligns with the current version of Minecraft PE for iOS and Android. They're on 0.10.4 also
  • Lol. Calm down frisky friskers.
  • You're right it's not in beta.. IT'S IN ALPHA, in line with other platforms lmao .. http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha Not worth $6.99, considering they have not been able to add redstone yet
  • Life is in beta...
    Omg I'm so deep
  • perpetual alpha! http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha
  • no Xbox live?
  • Complain directly to Microsoft about the lack of Xbox Live. Details on how to do so are here.
  • After spending billions, they need to get $6.99 for a pixel game. :-(
  • Even if every person with a Windows phone purchased it they couldn't come close to recoup. Probably best for good will to give away on WP. Three years late too. I'm glad it runs on 512 since that'll work with the phones my kids have. Just waiting for red stripe deal now.
  • No xbox live?
  • Let @Mojang and other Microsoft executives know you want Xbox Live in this game. #SaveXboxWP details can be found here.
  • "everything you'd want in a mobile Minecraft experience"   Not really, there's no XBL support.
  • Touché
  • Join the cause and tell Microsoft directly that the lack of Xbox Live for this game is a deal breaker. Here are instructions on how to do so.
  • I'm so glad when popular apps land on WP. But for $7? No thanks.
  • Steep price....
  • Make it free Microsoft please we want it put it's too much money for it.
  • It's too much money make it free
  • Get a job you lazy bum.
  • Petition! I'll bet the holidays will bring a better price
  • Bunch of babies... So Mojang has no right to make any money on the game they developed? (and yes I know they were bought by MS, but the game was almost done by the time they were) So if Mojang has no right to make any money on Minecraft, why develop at all? They're a BUSINESS, first and foremost. I don't know what socialist place you come from, but everywhere else, this is how the developers make money to live with. You know, to buy food and water and have a roof over their heads. But I suppose none of that's important, as long as you get your free game.
  • Never played Minecraft and the silly £4.99 with no try makes sure I never will, at least for WP. That price is reserved for some better RPG titles. Also the version number is highly discouraging.
  • It actually aligns with other pocket edition platforms, this isn't a beta
  • It is alpha, (worse than beta), stop spreading fud http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha
  • The temptation is real...but I already have this on ALL platforms...
  • Great alternative is Survivalcraft which just received and update in the play store that's coming soon to Windows apps store update that is. It brings clothes/amour animal aggression, new animals, temperature conditions ie. Wetness, freezing.. New animals and planting varieties and you get to see 256 blocks all around that's high mode in Minecraft pc. Costs cheaper than Minecraft and in some ways better Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
  • Yet Survivalcraft doesn't save your settings so you have to set up the graphics settings every time you load it.
  • Actually it does save them on all the devices and platforms that I played the game on including windows phone
  • Try switching the modes for screen sizes and you'll see what I mean.
  • Ohh that one, I saw this on a friends 1320 I'll contact the dev and tell him
  • That's the one thing that annoyed me about it. I just wonder if there's a way to detect the screen size and change it accordingly.
  • Sweet
  • If it was free I still wouldn't play it I mean come on its so lame an the graphics are pittyful an they want 4.99 got ms written all over it we paid through the roof now you have to now lol what a joke
  • iOS and android have the same price point, chill out
  • NO idea why or how anyone could think of playing this on a phone... touch screen only controls?  Yea right!  Play it on a Vita if you want the ultimate and more importantly... playable... version of Minecraft.  
  • What's a vita?
  • Sony Vita.  
  • What's a Sony?
  • Which has an astronomical price tag to go with it!!!! Yes, I do have a PS Vita and yes I have seen the price.
  • The Vita should be free too according to the internet today :D
  • Lmao "should be free"?? But you'll go pay 60+ dollars for a new game multiple times a year? Makes complete sense. Stop eating your precious double cheeseburger for a week and then you'll have your 7 bucks you cheapskate sons a bitches.
  • The internet has made a generation of cheapskates expecting everything for free.
  • Omg haha
  • At least make it x box live game MS don't axe x box games.
  • Tell that to Microsoft directly, via #SaveXboxWP. Read this.
  • either make the game free or give us a free trail please we REALLY want the game but it's too much money for it
  • Dragon, chill. You've been posting the same stuff over and over about making it free. No one here is a dev for it, so bombarding the comments won't help your cause.
  • That's enough, Dragonmaster. Stop begging. Stop repeating yourself. Thanks.
  • Disappointed that there's no trial
  • I hope it goes Universal and add Xbox support!! Minecraft on my Surface 2 w/ an Xbox Controller would be awesome!!!
  • Yeah, it's really disappointing that this game doesn't have Xbox support or Universal status with the Windows 8/RT store.
  • ₹410 lol
  • Finaly
  • no xbox? I mean since the game its on XBLA... i dont know but i feel it wouldnt be hard..... but well im not a coder...wait! on a MS purchased company!?
  • Many people agree with you. Please help us cajole Microsoft about it here.
  • IMO Microsoft gone wrong with that , its a game developed by Microsoft , its should be free for windows phone , or at least reduced price like 2.99 , our company is against us ...
  • Guy. They bought the devs for this game. You expect them to give the one game they make for free?
  • Microsoft must pay them as they are their workers there , and we get the game for free as its microsoft's game from their own company and we are Microsoft devices users !
    Unless they are independent devs ..
  • As I understand it Microsoft are just the parent company, Mojang still operate independently.
  • Will the Wi-Fi mulitplayer be compatible with people that play on Android?
  • Good question, I hope it is.
  • My kids are playing together with a Lumia 920 and an iPad mini :)
  • You know I was going to buy this game today for my windows phone and my card is empty I went through that money way to fast feeling super mad. It should have been free.
  • Yes yes yes
  • Yes it will lol
  • Guys vote https://windowsphone.uservoice.com/forums/101801-feature-suggestions/sug...
  • You dumb@$$. That is the most stupid waste of a feature suggestion I've ever seen.
  • You are the dumb pal ;) this is the most wanted thing for windows phone ;)
  • why should it be free? microsoft has to pay the devs of this game, as they work for microsoft now, what they have to do is add a trial, for those who don't know minecraft pe, the full game is definitely worth the money
  • It's not live enabled?!
  • Don't be passive about it: complain directly to Microsoft. Read this for details.
  • Loads and plays on my 1520 excited to waste away my time now... Same price as other platforms so no complaints here, cant believe people really think they should get EVERYTHING free... Cant wait for updates and more news...
  • *waits for the poors to bitch about price*
  • Too late, they already have.
  • Joshua mashburn well they should at least make a free trail for it
  • GREAT!
  • I'm one of the poor people nez99
  • Son of a Female Dog! Just wasted my last $10 on other games thinking this wasn't gonna come out till 2015z
  • Why do people expect this to be free? It's the same price as it is on other OS's. Just because Microsoft owns Mojang now didn't mean it'll be free
  • Instabuy for me even I don't plan on playing it much as I'd rather play on my tv.
  • Yes!
  • Not available on the HTC 8x
  • This issue happened yesterday with an app update. Give it time to publish to the store around the world.
  • Wooooo :)
  • Surprised its not an Xbox game
  • You are not alone. Please help us change that. Start here.
  • And this shows when developers want... they will release the app in short time. I mean, there are still apps that hasn-t been released on WP like if it would take them 20 years to develop the app. or other developers take stupid decisions making it longer and painful for the users to use their app, or they put a "beta" label and never update it like if it would kill their pocket to support the app. at least we finally have Minecraft. hope windows will have it next with an universal app. so I can play it on tablet or phone not having to buy it twice.
  • Minecraft PE has been in alpha state for years now.. With no signs of being completed .. http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Pocket_Edition_version_history#Alpha
  • Yeahhhhssss, ill buy it for my bday
    Now I just need Clash of Clans and I will be with W(P) till I die :D
    #ForeverWindows
  • +1
  • If LEGO made a game like this then i would play it
  • Adding xbl will take a lot longer. This way we can play while they add the extras.
  • That's what I'm thinking, get it on the store while they certify the Xbox Live enabled version.
  • Dont' just passively sit back and hope that is happening. Microsoft hasn't said anything that would indicate that that is happening. Help coax them into doing so. Details here.
  • Would have been the perfect opportunity for Microsoft to launch a Minecraft edition 635 for $39.99.
  • Yeah for 7$, there should be a trial to see if your phone can run it smoothly. Also you can decide whether or not you like the controls, which can be kinda cumbersome for FPS games on phones.
  • Still don't get this game or why I would want it on my phone... :|
  • too expensive
  • What's exactly this game is all about?
  • Crafting mines.
  • Best of it's kind
  • Yes!
  • What's better: This or Terraria?
  • Both of them are very good, it's personal preference really.
  • Minecraft is much better than Terraria.
  • I can't believe this shit. Like 50% of the comments in this article are people crying that the game isn't free. When did WP become the platform of choice for cheapskates? I don't ever see these type of posts at iMore or Android Central.
  • Because Android users are pirates and iPhone users love wasting money, obviously.
  • +1 lmao
  • It 5,21$ in Google playstore, and 6,99$ in WP store! :P
  • No it's not. Stop trolling https://www.windowscentral.com/e?link=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.anrdoezrs.net%2F...
  • What trolling?!? Man, you just comfirmed what I told above!
  • What are you talking about? It clearly says $6.99
  • Did you read my post?!? 5,21 Google, 6,99 WP!!! My point- why we have to pay more?!?!
  • http://imgur.com/h3BTclR
    No, you don't. It's the same price. Why are you so insistent on this?
  • Sorry but Jas00555 is right, here in the UK it's £4.99 on Android and, guess what, £4.99 on WP as well.
  • I don't know. Maybe I'm crazy. :) Check the links...
    http://1drv.ms/12NMmVU
    http://1drv.ms/1wi1u8K
  • Can't find it in the store when searching. Only when I click the link on this.
  • Here's the best solution. Click the link & download.
  • Publisher: Microsoft Studios...
  • This is HUGE for Windows Phone. This was one of the major sticking points for the platform as far as games are concerned. Five Nights at Freddy's last week, Minecraft this week.... when is Clash of Clans and Madden Mobile coming? I'd also really like to see Yahoo Sports as well, so I can make my football picks. But that's about it for me. Windows Phone is definitely getting better, and making it harder to not be a viable choice. Except for flagship phones, that is seriously lacking right now, and serious falling behind Samsung and iPhone. They both release a flagship phone yearly, the same phone with hardware and software updates. Windows Phone is faltering with that one. My 920 is over 2 years old and there is no successor in sight. That is not good. Not at all. That needs to be remedied, and fast.
  • What about the 930?
  • Can't buy it due to an error. Does not compute :/
  • YAY.....Mincraft is Amazing Game...very creative!!! I love it!
  • I'm extremely grateful Minecraft made it to WP so soon after Microsoft's purchase. The lack of XBL *is* disappointing, however I'd rather have it now and petition an update for XBL support (which I've already submitted), than wait until next year for this game. This is in time for the holidays folks.
  • Where did you petition for an update for XBL support? I'll support your petition.
  • 13 MB is 6.99$????
  • it's got nothing to do with the amount of mb's, it's got to do with the amount of time devs needed to create this app
  • Without achievements, I'll hold on to my $.
  • Be sure to let Microsoft know the reason why you aren't buying it is because it doesn't have Xbox achievements. Here's how to do so.
  • Vita Version is the best mobile version, sorry :|
  • With a price tag to match, sorry but this version is the best version.
  • I know, I was saying when you search the store. But I just checked again and it's there. So people who aren't on wpcentral can find it without a problem.
  • So why should we get this and not Survivalcraft?
  • Probably because Survivalcraft is a blatant, shameless ripoff of Minecraft, akin to IP violation.
  • Why we don't have trial -.-
  • Wow that was quick
  • Porting from java to .net, thumbs up
  • I might try this now
  • Any news on an RT version?
  • So what was so hard about that? They could have done this before MS bought them
  • I've purchased it on my iPad. could I get the WP version for free? :/
  • It's not that this app doesn't have integration, Microsoft is destroying the true being of windows phone, I've had one since day one and am slowly seeing it go down. First, Microsoft destroyed a great music app when they added the Xbox music app separate from the system, when in fact it is just a skin for the underlining old music app that has been gutted known as music backstop. The person behind the idea of separating it should be stoned, they should've allowed special permissions to remotely update a system app, they are the creator so idk why they wouldn't be able to do so. Additionally, the Xbox games app sucks, it takes for ever to load, shows all of your games in the app list and I pretty much worthless. The app should be the central gaming hub where you can do everything in one place, not have two apps for Xbox smartglass, or one app for changing your avatar. What the user above is complaining about is apps devs are beginning to care less about Xbox integration because its just a dead product, especially when you have more costs. The person who also thought of an app for everything is just stupid, its switching to android and IOS where everything is garbage. Last example is the music deals app, why the heck do I have to have to view deals in one app to open them in another this is bologna and even if I were to continue to list stupid things like your screenshots automatically upload to OneDrive, it still wont make a difference, please Microsoft, please make me a os that is superior and not cluttered by crappy apps that take forever to load and are utter garbage.
  • does anyone know if this will work with a controller peripheral? cant stand touchscreen controls
  • That was really, REALLY fast. So devs can make WP versions without it taking many months? Hmmmm...
  • Most games can be ported INSTANTLY to WP users, because many many games are powered by Unity3D. Thing is; devs need an extra license for the platform and most of them are not willing to pay for 3 mobile licenses instead of 2 (for which they surely get their money's worth). MC is not powered by Unity3D afaik though, so this quick port is rather surprising
  • Well, that was quick! Nice work MS, great to see it had priority as soon as you owned it
  • Great my son is going to be really happy
  • Too much money
  • Our kids have been waiting for this day since they've got their phone's and I'm going to get it too.
  • I've wanted this game so bad..... too bad I need 8.1 and stupid Verizon still hasnt pushed it out to my Icon
  • Well, my Christmas shopping is now complete.
  • I wonder if I would buy it,would be able to play it on all my windows devices,,laptop,phone and tablet.or I have to pay for every device
  • This should be free for those like me that have a Minecraft account. Already bought the pc version... I expected to be free, but well... don't know if going to buy it again.   One Minecraft account =>> play in all plataforms. Come on Microsoft!!!!!
  • Oh, forget one things, I have 2, yes TWO Minecraft accounts. One for me, and another for my son.
  • Noticed it's not available for my Icon with wp8.  Too bad.
  • Is it worth paying ₹410! for a game of 13mb?
  • finally!!买买买!!
  • Is it cross-platform? Please. Tell me.
  • Why don't they just make the app free and have people sign in with their Minecraft account. After all, they already payed $26USD for the PC version.
  • Why don't they just make the app free and have people sign in with their Minecraft account. After all, they already payed $26USD for the PC version.
  • 43CNY in Chinese store, almost 7 bucks. Waiting 4 angry birds transformers.
  • Microsoft should buy supercell next so we could have clash of clans.
  • Great, a game from Microsoft without Xbox live. I've started losing confidence in them more.
  • This one should be an Xbox game.
  • I dont get any music (Lumia 920). I was expecting to hear that iconic Minecraft theme when I first loaded it, but.. silence.
  • I have Minecraft PE on my old phone (android); does this have more features?   :)
  • On my samsung ativ s windows 8 dont works
  • Will anyone give me their Microsoft account and let me try this game out? You'd be the real MVP