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Nintendo Switch

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

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 the eShop for free!

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.

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition

ESRB rating

Fantasy Violence

Supported play modes

TV

Tabletop

Handheld

Release date

May 11, 2017

Publisher

ESRB rating

Supported play modes

Handheld mode, Tabletop mode, TV mode

Game file size

1.1 GB

Supported languages

American English, British English, Canadian French, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Play online, access classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:Online Play

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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller