Minecraft - How many games are there and difference

 Did you know that Minecraft is not just construction? The brand has several different types of game, we will tell you what they are and the differences between them.

Minecraft - How many games are there and difference

Minecraft , as a mass phenomenon, has expanded beyond the original game . That is, there are more games apart from the construction game that this guide deals with. So that you do not get lost, here we will tell you what games are based on Minecraft and what are the differences with the original.

Minecraft franchise games


The original construction game. It currently differs between the Minecraft Java Edition as the "PC edition" and the Bedrock Edition as the one available on all platforms. If you want to play with mods, the Java Edition is what you are looking for , since it is much less limited in that sense.

Minecraft Bedrock

Mine craft - game play
Mine craft - game play

It is the edition available for almost all platforms . It is considered the most optimized version and it is the one that allows cross-play , so, as a general rule, it is the one that is recommended to download if you do not want to install mods. It is available on the following platforms :

  • iOS 8.0 or higher.
  • Apple TV.
  • Android 4.2+ or higher.
  • Gear VR.
  • Windows 10 PC
  • Windows 10 Mobile
  • Holo Lens
  • Oculus Rift
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4

Minecraft Story Mode

In this case we have a Telltale adventure game , so it is quite a different installment from the experience Minecraft usual . It is available on the following platforms:

  • Android.
  • Apple TV.
  • iOS.
  • macOS.
  • Netflix.
  • Nintendo Switch.
  • PlayStation 3.
  • PlayStation 4.
  • PlayStation Vita.
  • Wii U.
  • Windows.
  • Xbox 360.
  • Xbox One.

Minecraft Education Edition

As its name suggests, it is an edition for educational purposes , so it has quite a few limitations in terms of content compared to the other versions of the game. Not recommended for recreational use compared to Bedrock Edition.

Minecraft Earth

It is a version of Minecraft in Augmented Reality (in the style of Pokémon GO). The idea is to build in the real world, complete objectives and adventures to build resources, etc. This version has exclusive enemies . It is available for iOS and Android , but it should be noted that it is not yet a final version .

Minecraft Dungeons

In this case we have a type dungeon crawler game , action and role in dungeon exploration. There is no construction or classes, it is just simple and fun action. The game is available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows . 

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