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Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition - Digital Version

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Craft, create, and explore alone, or with up to four players in split-screen and up to eight online.

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.

Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles.

Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armour to fend off the dangerous mobs.

Notices:

  • After June 21st, 2018, "Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition" (2017) will no longer be available for purchase from the Nintendo eShop. Existing owners can continue to play. *Existing owners will be able to re-download this version if needed.
  • Downloadable content on this game page is only compatible with "Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition" (2017), and not with " Minecraft " (2018). If you own both game versions, the downloadable content can be transferred but only from the old to new version. Visit the Minecraft support page, Forums or Wiki for more information.
  • Current owners of Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition will be able to upgrade to the new version of Minecraft by downloading it from Nintendo eShop for free!

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Platform
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
May 10, 2017
No. of Players
up to 8 players
Category
Adventure, Action
Publisher
Mojang AB
Developer
4J Studios Ltd. / Microsoft Studios
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

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DLC packs

Builder's Pack Bundle

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $16.99

Do you want a to be a master builder? Get going with this bundle of six fantastic Minecraft packs:

  • Biome Settlers Skin Pack 1
  • Candy Texture Pack
  • Cartoon Texture Pack
  • Pattern Texture Pack
  • Plastic Texture Pack
  • Greek Mythology Mash-up

Start building now!

Star Wars Skin Packs Bundle

Released Oct 12, 2017

DLC details
$ $7.99

The Force is strong is this bundle of the three Star Wars Skin Packs: Classic, Prequel and Rebels. With over 130 characters from all corners of the galaxy, this will turn your Minecraft saga into legend. Hesitate, do not!

STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks in the United States and/or in other countries of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Individual DLC

Egyptian Mythology Mash-up

Released May 29, 2018

DLC details
$ $5.99

Will you survive the perils of the Pyramids? Journey through the Valley of the Kings, dodge deadly traps and explore the ancient tombs below! The fourth pack in the Mythology series, this Egyptian-themed Mash-up comes with textures fit for a Pharaoh, legendary mobs, a pantheon of skins and an epic soundtrack!

FINAL FANTASY XV Skin Pack

Released Apr 24, 2018

DLC details
$ $2.99

Join Noctis, Gladio, Ignis and Prompto once again as they venture beyond the world of Eos and into the untold realms of Minecraft with this fantastic skin pack. Be it friend or foe, the cast of FINAL FANTASY XV follows, including Cindy, Aranea, Ardyn, the Astrals and many more.

Halo Mash-up

Released Mar 27, 2018

DLC details
$ $5.99

Two of the greatest games ever come together. Welcome to the Minecraft Halo Mash-up Pack, which includes new Skins, new Textures, classic Halo music, and an amazing Halo world filled with iconic moments to explore.

Star Wars Sequel Skin Pack

Released Mar 27, 2018

DLC details
$ $2.99

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... The epic adventure continues with the Star Wars Sequel Skin Pack. Explore both sides of the Force™, Minecraft-style, as powerful Star Wars characters like Rey and Kylo Ren from Star Wars™: The Force Awakens and Star Wars™: The Last Jedi.

Biome Settlers Skin Pack 1

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Check out these new looks, inspired by the Forest, Tundra, and Desert biomes. All of these skins have been inspired by the world of Minecraft and different ways you play!

Campfire Tales Skin Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Gather round the fire and listen to the tales of these 16 spooky skins! From mythical monsters to horrible hauntings and other strange sightings, this supernatural skin pack is the ideal way to frighten friends this Halloween.

Candy Texture Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Indulge your sweet tooth with this sugar-coated texture pack!

Cartoon Texture Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

A Minecraft texture pack to surprise and amuse you. Even the spiders are happy!

Chinese Mythology Mash-up Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

Journey through epic terrain and find enlightenment in the land of dragons with this Mash-up Pack inspired by the myths and legends of China. Minecrafters get to explore a Chinese Mythology-themed world, with glorious Textures, legendary Skins and enchanting Music. The Pack also includes a themed Battle map exclusive to this Mash-up!

Festive Skin Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Here's a fab mini pack of 24 skins to customize your Minecraft character with, and get you in the mood for the holidays!

Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

It’s mythical Greece at your thumb sticks in this new Minecraft Mash-up pack! Greek gods, fantastical creatures and epic locations are all sculpted into our dedicated game world. We've even made a bespoke texture set and themed UI, and wrapped it all up with an orchestral soundtrack. This is the stuff of legends! Go make your own!

Halloween Mash-up Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

Happy Halloween! Dress suitably spookily and prepare for the ultimate Minecraft Halloween thrill ride!

Pattern Texture Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Decorate your world with this bright and colorful texture pack filled with beautiful patterns and knitted animals!

Plastic Texture Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Simple, colorful and vibrant. Transform the look of your worlds with this incredible texture set for your Minecraft game.

Redstone Specialists Skin Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Check out this skin pack inspired by redstone - Minecraft's most technical resource. It features 15 redstone experts, creators and mad scientists. Dress the part and get creative!

Story Mode Skin Pack

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Create your own adventure with this skin pack featuring your favorite characters from Minecraft: Story Mode. All the Jesse, Olivia, Axel, Petra skins and many more are included!

Steampunk Texture Pack

Released May 11, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Create your own Industrial Revolution with this Victorian inspired Steampunk texture pack!

Villains Skin Pack

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Unleash your inner villain with a pack dripping in the devious, the dastardly, and the downright despicable! Scoundrels and schemers, mischief-makers and malevolent masterminds – this pack has the lot. Can you tell fiend from foe?

Adventure Time Mash-up

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

Adventure Time, c'mon grab your tools, we're going to a very blocky world. With Jake the Dog and Finn the Human, and a bundle of their friends, it's Adventure Time!... Mash-up! Featured in this pack: your favorite Adventure Time characters, the Land of Ooo, a bespoke texture set, BMO themed UI and original soundtrack.

Fallout Mash-Up Pack

Released Jul 25, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

Welcome to the Wasteland! Celebrate the Fallout® series in Minecraft by cracking open this Vault containing 44 unique skins, custom textures, re-skinned mobs, a special post-apocalyptic map, original Fallout soundtrack compilation and a Pip-Boy inspired UI.

Magic: The Gathering Skin Pack

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Deck yourself out as the most powerful Planeswalkers in the Multiverse.

Mini Game Masters Skin Pack

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Calling all beasts of Battle, titans of Tumble and gods of Glide: the ultimate in Mini Game themed sporting skins are here! So slip into that streamlined spandex, strap on those sturdy pads, and prepare to out-style AND out-play your friends.

Power Rangers Skin Pack

Released May 30, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

It’s Morphin Time! The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are coming to Minecraft. Including the 5 original Power Rangers and many more characters from the classic series, this skin pack is nothing short of Morphinominal. Go! Go! Power Rangers!

Mini Game Heroes Skin Pack

Released Jun 27, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Become a Mini Game legend with this new sporting skin pack! Swoop round Glide's tightest tracks in lithe llama-suit, cushion Tumble-based fumbles with fluffy cat pads or don your Guardian get-up to bolster both your Battle ranking and your fashion game.

Biome Settlers Skin Pack 2

Released Jul 25, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Dress as a denizen of the Nether or a Mushroom Island!

Skyrim Mash-up Pack

Released Jul 25, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim meets Minecraft in a clash of epic proportions. Build your own worlds in the land of Skyrim and experience adventure with many of its most iconic characters. Legendary fun awaits.

Strangers - Biome Settlers 3

Released Aug 29, 2017

DLC details
$ $1.99

Get this pack and make your home in distant lands or ocean depths!

Star Wars Classic Skin Pack

Released Oct 12, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... The Star Wars Classic Skin Pack features an assortment of over 50 heroes, villains, and rogues from the Galactic Civil War. Whether you pick a Jawa or the mighty Darth Vader, you can play as your favourite Star Wars characters from Episodes IV to VI, Minecraft style.

STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks in the United States and/or in other countries of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack

Released Oct 12, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Are you ready to join the rebellion - Minecraft style? The Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack features the crew of the Ghost and their adversaries in the Galactic Empire. Chose from over 20 skins and play as your favourite Star Wars Rebels characters.

STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks in the United States and/or in other countries of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. © & TM Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack

Released Oct 12, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.... The Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack is now available. Choose from over 50 skins and play as some of your favorite Star Wars characters, Minecraft style.

Stranger Things Skin Pack

Released Oct 27, 2017

DLC details
$ $2.99

Something is coming, something hungry for blood. A shadow grows on the wall behind you, swallowing you in darkness. It is almost here… Boom! Stranger Things comes to Minecraft! Join Mike, Dustin, Lucas, Will, Eleven, Joyce, Hopper and many more as they survive monsters, adolescence and 80's fashion choices.

Norse Mythology Mash-up

Released Dec 19, 2017

DLC details
$ $5.99

Are you heroic enough to enter the Great Hall, Valhalla? Find out in the Norse Mythology Mash-up! Compose your own grand saga as you voyage through the 9 realms, from the treetops of Yggdrasil, down into the mines of Svartalfheim and the depths of Hel! The third episode in the mythology series, this pack has hand carved textures, a thunderous soundtrack and a horde of skins. Skål!

Moana Character Pack

Released Jan 30, 2018

DLC details
$ $2.99

Set sail with Moana, Maui and all the crew from Motunui. How far will you go in Minecraft with this adventurous character set? You're welcome!

Skin Pack 1

Released Jan 30, 2018

DLC details
$ $1.99

Customize your character with this selection of stunning skins!

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Ten years of creating, exploring and surviving. Ten years of mobs, mods and magnificent creations. Ten years of being consistently amazed by what you’ve built with our game. Ten years of you digging straight down despite our warnings. Ten years of being endlessly excited to see what you come up with next.

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