Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone available now, it's not cheap

Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone available now, it's not cheap
Back in October, we told you that Mojang was working to port Minecraft to Windows Phone. Since then, Microsoft completed the acquisition of Mojang (in a $2.5 billion deal), and, as of today, Minecraft Pocket Edition is finally available to Windows Phone users - about three years after being released on Android and iOS.

Just like on Android and iOS, Minecraft for Windows Phone is not cheap, costing $6.99. The good news is that you can play it on any WP handset - including entry-level ones with only 512 MB of RAM.

As you’d expect, Minecraft Pocket Edition for Windows Phone features infinite worlds, Creative and Survival modes, and multiplayer over Wi-Fi. It looks like there’s nothing different between the Windows Phone version of the game and the ones for Android and iOS. You can download the game on your WP handset from Windows Phone Store via the source link below.

In case there’s someone out there who hasn’t heard of it, Minecraft is one o the best-selling video games ever, with more than 50 million copies being sold to date on all platforms (including PC and Xbox).


source: Windows Phone Store via Windows Central

FEATURED VIDEO

11 Comments

1. thed00mshr00m

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

Terraria is better

7. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

Terraria sucks.

2. GTNavy

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 13, 2014

Terraria is on WP also. With Xbox Live support.

3. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Microsoft you own this damn company.. Make it cheaper

4. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

It should be free :P

5. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

Nice profile pic. Just picked up a e-Golf. On a related matter, I have never played this game - not too familiar with it.

6. Pattyface

Posts: 1658; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

I'm not into minecraft but my son loves it. Yes I have a 2011 Touareg tdi that is my daily driver

11. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

I am drooling over the Toureg! It is a very impressive car. To involve some tech, does your car come with an MDI connection (cable for media?)

8. jcass5467 unregistered

Survivalcraft is a lot better

9. Settings

Posts: 2942; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Microsoft should at least subsidized thd fees, they own this awesome game. I own in in my Xbox at least it should be free on Windows Phone too!

10. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

Considering the PC version is like $25 and isn't that far ahead of the mobile version... yeah, not that expensive.

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.