Microsoft-owned Mojang Studios released a trial version of Minecraft to select users last month. Now, after about a month of testing and debugging, the company is rolling out a more formal version of the game to users. Mojang Studios announced today that it is releasing an early access version of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Chromebooks to select users around the world.
Unlike the game’s trial, which gave players access to a 90-minute game in survival mode, the Early Access version of Minecraft Bedrock Edition on Chromebooks features cross-device play, access to the Minecraft Marketplace, and the ability to play with friends. on the worlds
Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Minimum Requirements on Chromebook
However, there is a caveat. The early access version of Minecraft Bedrock Edition is not available to all Chromebook users during the early access period. The company has shared a set of minimum requirements for Chromebook users to be eligible to gain access to the game.
Here are the early access requirements to get Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Chromebook:
– Operating System: chromos 111
– System Architecture: 64-bit (x86_64, arm64-v8a)
Processor: Intel Celeron N4500, Intel i3-7130U, Mediatek MT8183, Qualcomm SC7180 or better
– Memory: 4 GB RAM
– storage: Minimum 1 GB game installation, map and other files
Microsoft has also clarified that users’ existing worlds will not transfer and they will have to create a new world while playing Minecraft for Chromebook. Additionally, the company has confirmed that previous purchases of Minecraft will not transfer to the Chromebook. Users will have to purchase this version separately from the Google Play Store. Additionally, they will need a Microsoft account to run Minecraft on a Chromebook.
Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Chromebook pricing
That said, the early access version of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is not available for free on Chromebooks. Instead, the company is giving three ways to buy it. here are the details:
- The Chromebook + Android bundle costs $19.99 (roughly Rs. 1,653). This version includes both the Chromebook and Android versions of Minecraft.
The Android version of the game costs $6.99 (roughly Rs. 578). This version includes the Android version of Minecraft.
The upgrade version costs $13.00 (roughly Rs. 1,075). This is the price interested people will have to pay if they are buying the Android version and want to upgrade to the Chromebook version of the game.
Official launch date of Minecraft on Chromebook
Mojang Studios says it doesn’t yet have a firm release date for the full version of Minecraft for Chromebook. However, when the full version of the game becomes available on Chromebooks, users will be able to cross-play Minecraft: Bedrock Edition from their Chromebook with friends on any device. “Share a camel ride with a companion, leave cryptic notes on hanging signs, or even go on a group hunt for sniffer eggs – the choice is yours. Join the excitement for Trails & Tales updates and Get ready to go on your own journey,” the company wrote on its blog post.
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