How do I Download Minecraft For PC

Do you want to download Minecraft for PC? Here's how

Visit the Minecraft website - Decide which one is best for you. Register and install the game

Trying to piece together how to download Minecraft for your PC? You've come to the right place.

Minecraft is one of the most well-known Xbox One games can be played on computers. There are numerous advantages of downloading Minecraft onto your computer, even if the process isn't easy.

The first thing you'll notice is that the resolution is stunning and the graphics are sharper with the best graphics card for your PC. There are many options for controllers and mice and wireless options let you unwind and relax.


Minecraft Java Edition or Minecraft for Windows 10 are the two versions available for download. There are some notable differences between the two versions.

Although Bedrock doesn't have an updated combat system it allows cross-play between PC and Xbox One and mobile play and even has some content that Java does not.

While Java is a game that allows players to play with other Java players, it is located on more open servers and has a thriving modding community. Java is the best option for those who aren't certain which one to pick. It also comes with a no-cost copy of Bedrock.

Whatever you decide to do Let's walk you through how to download, register, purchase the game and install Minecraft in no time.

How to download Minecraft for PC

How to download Minecraft for PC: Visit the Minecraft website

First things first, when it comes to how to download Minecraft for PC you'll want to mosey on over to the Minecraft website (opens in new tab). From there, you'll be greeted with a huge image of Steve and Alex looking out over a Minecraft world.

To your left you will see a box in green that reads "get Minecraft". Click on it.

How to download Minecraft for PC: Choose which version is best for you

Upon clicking the button, you have to make a choice: which version of Minecraft do you wish to download? There are several options available: console, mobile, computer, and others (yes, there are that many versions of Minecraft! ).

Click on the one marked "computer" to access this guide.

The next choice you have to make is which Minecraft version you'd like to download which is the Java Edition of Minecraft or the Windows 10 (Bedrock) version?

If you opted for the Windows 10 game you'll be transported to a specific version of Minecraft page that includes a "buy' button. Click "buy" to move to the Microsoft Store, where you can buy the version you'd like to install immediately.

Note: If you are looking for Windows 10, you can download it today!

If you'd like to download Minecraft for PC in Java Edition, however, click on that version, on the left side, and when the next page loads, select Buy.

How to download Minecraft for PC: Sign up and then install

Windows 10 users are done, but there are still some ways to obtain the Java Edition.

After you hit "buy", you'll be required to create an account using an email address and password. Generic passwords aren't allowed, so no animal names or other such things.

Once you're done clicking "register" to open a new tab. Then, open your email. You will have received a four-letter code which you'll have to enter again on the Minecraft website to continue.

Enter the code into the box, then click'verify" and you're done.

The purchase page is now open. Enter your card information, double check the amount at the bottom, and when you're satisfied, click the "purchase" banner at the bottom.

Wait for the page to load, and you'll be redirected to the 'purchase completed screen. Minecraft Click on 'download for Windows' and a file named 'MinecraftInstaller.msi' should auto download.

Click on that file and the game will start installing. You can then hit the Finish button , and go to the next screen to install it.

A new window should now open (that's Minecraft launcher). Log in using your email address, password, and click 'play'. And there you have it you now know how to download Minecraft for your PC.

Relax and download Minecraft Java Edition to jump into the endless world of excitement.

Looking for some Minecraft building tips for beginners? Check out our list! Wesley Copeland is a content author (Toys and Games). He has more than seven years of experience online writing about toys and videogames for websites like Kotaku and VG24/7. He also quite likes Fortnite.

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