About the game
Minecraft started out as a small indie game that set the world ablaze and went on to become the best-selling video game of all time.
Minecraft's Steve is your new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character
Steve from Minecraft is the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate character, Nintendo announced in today's live stream. Steve joins the roster as Fighter Pass 7 character.
Minecraft with ray tracing beta starts this week, features DLSS 2.0
Minecraft's long-awaited RTX update is set to go live this week in a beta test. You will be able to play it on 16 April 2020. The beta will also feature Nvidia's latest version of DLSS.
Minecraft with RTX looks stunning, should be launching soon
Nvidia's RTX has been touted on a bunch of games thus far, albeit mostly in a limited capacity, but Minecraft's implementation promises to take it to the next level, i.e. the entire game will be rendered with ray-tracing.
Poland fights Coronavirus with a Minecraft server
Coronavirus and the subsequent efforts to put people in isolation prompted Poland to launch a project named Grarantanna which includes a minecraft server, among other things. It also promises enticing rewards for the most creative minds.
GTA V tops US' best-selling games of decade in Call of Duty-laden list
It's that time of the decade when it's time to reflect on which games did best, and NPD Group's chart of best performing games in dollar sales is out. Interestingly, most of the list are Call of Duty titles, although the top dog is GTA 5.
Minecraft: Bedrock Edition landing on PS4 tomorrow with cross-play
Even though Minecraft has been on PlayStation 4 for a while now, the Bedrock Edition that launches tomorrow means that PS4 owners are getting the platform-unified version of Mojang's game, which in turn means they're finally capable of firing it up in cross-play.
Minecraft saving bees in new partnership with WWF
Minecraft is getting a bee-centric update next week in partnership with WWF. The update will be heralded in by three live streams hosted in the US, Brazil and Australia. A new community challenge will take place from 13 December until 15 December 2019.
Minecraft teams up with Nvidia to add Geforce RTX ray tracing
Microsoft and Mojang have just announced that Minecraft will be teaming up with Nvidia to deliver Geforce RTX ray tracing to the mega-popular blocky sandbox, and judging by the demo, players are getting a really sweet eye-candy update.
Roblox overtakes Minecraft with 100 million monthly players
On the wings of several promotions as of late, the Roblox Corporation announced that Roblox has reached 100 million monthly active users, which means it's ahead of Mojang's Minecraft, which averages around 90 million users per month.
Minecraft Java improves Villagers and game performance
Mojang and Microsoft have updated Minecraft: Java Edition to version 1.14.4, which fixes some leftover issues from the earlier update and endows Villagers with better memory and pathfinding, larger inventory, and overall better performance.