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Can I play Minecraft on PC if I bought it on Xbox?

Last Updated: 29th April, 2020

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There is Minecraft: Xbox OneEdition(Legacy Console) and Minecraft for XboxOne(Bedrock). Legacy Console cannot be played on yourPC.Minecraft (Bedrock), however, can be playedonWindows 10 PCs. It can be found in the Windows storebygoing to your library and looking in “readytoinstall”.

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Similarly one may ask, can I play Minecraft on PC if I own it on Xbox?

No. Minecraft is not an Xbox PlayAnywheretitle – if you want to play onXbox One,you'll need to purchase Minecraftseparately. Visit theMinecraft page for more info on how topurchase onXbox One.

One may also ask, can you get Minecraft for free if you have it on Xbox? If you'd like to playMinecraft:Xbox 360 or Minecraft for XboxOne, you canget them from the Xbox LiveMarketplace website, orthrough your game console. Afree copy of the game isavailable for players who purchasedMinecraft: Java Editionbefore October 19th,2018.

Likewise, people ask, can you get Minecraft on Windows 10 if you have it on Xbox?

Minecraft for Windows 10 is an editionofMinecraft designed for Windows 10,featuringcross-play with players on "bedrock devices" such asXboxOne, iOS and Android phones, Nintendo Switch, and more.Topurchase Minecraft for Windows 10, visittheMicrosoft Store.

Can you play games you bought on Xbox on PC?

When you buy an Xbox Play Anywheredigitalgame through the Xbox Store or theWindowsStore, it's yours to play on bothXbox One andWindows 10 PC at no additionalcost. Then, simply loginto your Xbox Live/Microsoft accountand your XboxPlay Anywhere games will be availabletodownload.

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Do I need Xbox Live to play Minecraft Windows 10?

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