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This article was published on December 10, 2014


Minecraft lands on Windows Phone for the first time

Minecraft lands on Windows Phone for the first time
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

Just a few months ago, Microsoft acquired Mojang, the developer behind the extremely popular Minecraft game. Today, it’s making the game available for Windows Phone users.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition is available now for Windows Phone users in the Microsoft store for $6.99. The game includes the survival and creative modes that players will know from the full game to mobile, as well as a multiplayer experience over Wifi.

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Windows Phone owners must have a device with Windows Phone 8.1 to play Minecraft. The Pocket Edition of Minecraft is also available for Android and iOS.

➤ Minecraft: Pocket Edition Now Available On Windows Phone [Xbox blog]