We hope you’re not too connected to both of the Minecraft Java and Bedrock editions of top-of-the-line constructing video games on PC, as Microsoft and Mojang have confirmed that each will stop to exist on June 7 – and get replaced by the Minecraft Java and Bedrock Edition, so that you don’t have to make use of them separately anymore.
Whether or not you’re a fan of the exceptional sandbox recreation, you should still be confused by the presence of two totally different variations of Minecraft on PC – the Java and Bedrock editions. PCGamesN has a useful information to clarify the distinction between the 2, however regardless – should you paid for one, you didn’t get entry to the opposite. Which is slightly loopy.
Mojang and Microsoft clearly agree, as a result of now they’ve introduced (thanks, Neowin) the Minecraft Java and Bedrock Edition – a single-purchase model of Minecraft on PC that replaces the separate editions. This goes on sale on June 7 and turns into “the usual and solely providing of vanilla Minecraft on Windows PC.”
Anyone who owns both the Java or Bedrock editions will see it get upgraded to the mixed version with none additional buy required, which ought to occur robotically – though “it’d take two to 3 days for the sport to indicate up as we roll it out to all eligible gamers.” Furthermore, Minecraft gamers ought to be capable to crossplay between variations with out trouble.
Mojang confirms that in any other case “Java and Bedrock will stay separate video games with their very own distinctive options,” with the one distinction being that you simply don’t have to purchase them separately and can entry each from the identical Minecraft launcher. Good information all-around, actually, aside from anybody who not too long ago purchased each separately. Regardless, it ought to make the act of downloading Minecraft so much simpler.
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