Different Minecraft Editions

Most articles and support on this website covers Minecraft Java Edition, or Minecraft for mobile devices, Windows 10 and Xbox. However, different versions of the game are available on many platforms.
For a summary of all the different Minecraft Editions, visit the Minecraft Wiki's Edition Comparison
 
Name Device Price                   Store Notes
  Minecraft: Java Edition   Windows, Mac, Linux computer $26.95 Minecraft.net Users who purchased this edition before October 19th, 2018, are entitled to a free copy of Minecraft for Windows 10
  Minecraft for Windows    10 (Bedrock Edition) Windows 10 computer. Also available for Oculus Rift & Windows Mixed Realiy  $26.99 Microsoft store on Windows 10 Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock devices. 
(Except for Oculus Rift)
  Minecraft for Mobile          Devices
  (Bedrock Edition)
Apple, Android, Amazon, Windows phones and tablets. Nintendo Switch. Also available for: Amazon Fire TV & Gear VR. $6.99 Apple, Android, Amazon and Windows app stores Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock devices 
 Minecraft for Xbox One (Bedrock Edition) Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X  $19.99 Xbox store & Microsoft store Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock devices
Minecraft for Nintendo Switch (Bedrock Edition) Nintendo Switch $29.99 Nintendo eShop and retail stores Price includes the Super Mario Mash-up pack. Cross-platform play with all other Bedrock devices
 Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X  $19.99 Xbox store and retail stores This edition of Minecraft has partly been replaced by the Bedrock Edition but continues to be updated
 Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Xbox 360  $19.99 Xbox store and retail stores Replaced by Xbox One versions, still available and updated
 Minecraft: PS4 Edition Playstation 4  $19.99
 
Playstation store and retail stores News about updates are shared on 4Jstudios twitter account
 Minecraft: PS3 Edition Playstation 3  $19.99 Playstation store and retail stores News about updates are shared on 4Jstudios twitter account
 Minecraft: Playstation   Vita Edition Playstation Vita $19.99 Playstation store and retail stores News about updates are shared on 4Jstudios twitter account
 Minecraft: Wii U Edition Nintendo Wii U $29.99 Nintendo eShop and retail stores Price includes six of our most popular add-on packs. Support for off-screen play.
 Minecraft: Nintendo   Switch Edition Nintendo Switch  $29.99 Nintendo eShop and retail stores Price includes six of our most popular add-on packs. Support for off-screen play. Was updated to Bedrock Edition  on June 21st, 2018
 Minecraft: New Nintendo  3DS Edition New Nintendo 3DS $29.99 Nintendo eShop and retail stores  
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 Minecraft: China version 
Windows, Android and Apple devices Free mc.163.com Only available in China
 Minecraft: Education   Edition Mac and Windows 10 PCs   education.minecraft.net Designed for teaching.
 Minecraft: PI Edition Raspberry PI Free pi.minecraft.net Designed for teaching and tinkering.

 Release dates and feature information for upcoming versions aren't yet available, information about upcoming updates can be found through each developer site

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