Where can I buy Minecraft?

Last Updated: Oct 02, 2014 11:57AM CEST

Minecraft for PC

You can buy Minecraft from Minecraft.net for $26.95 USD (€19.95/£17.95). This is a one time purchase. You can buy an account for yourself, or buy a code to give away.

If you're interested in trying Minecraft before making a purchase, visit our article on Minecraft's demo mode.

We have numerous payment methods available. Please choose your country when you are purchasing your game, and the site will automatically list the payment methods available for you.

Prepaid Minecraft cards are also available to customers in select countries. Visit http://minecraft.net/prepaid for store locations. Prepaid cards are coming soon to additional countries.

Other Editions

If you'd like to play Minecraft: Xbox 360 or Xbox One Editions, you can get them from the Xbox Live Marketplace website, or through your game console. The Xbox One edition is only $5 if you already own the Xbox 360 edition.

Minecraft: Playstation 3 and Playstation 4 Editions are available from the Playstation Store online, or through your game console. The PS4 Edition costs $5 if you already own the PS3 edition.

You can purchase Minecraft: Pocket Edition for iOS devices at the App Store, on Android devices at Google Play, or on a Kindle Fire at Amazon.

Information on Minecraft: Raspberry Pi Edition can be found here.

Educational Discounts

If you represent a school, museum, library, or other organization that wishes to use Minecraft for educational purposes, please visit MinecraftEdu for information about bulk and educational discounts. At this time, MinecraftEdu is the only non-Mojang website that is authorized to sell copies of Minecraft.