Now, if you wondered if you can play Minecraft by using your Windows 10 PC, with your friends that play on Xbox, you’ve come to the right place.
The short answer to this question is a resounding Yes. But it all depends on the version of the game you have, and also the type of platform. Read on to find out more.
How do you cross platform in Minecraft PC?
The game developers at Mojang had an incredible idea:
What if we give our users the ability to play across platforms?
In a historical move, they started working on this project, and they finally did it.
They released a very important update to the Minecraft edition, that allows you to play your favorite game from an Xbox One, Windows 10, Nintendo Switch, and even Android/iOS handheld devices.
This process is done by using the Better Together patch and it allows you to play Minecraft with your friends easily, just like you would on Xbox Live.
More information about the update can be found on the official Minecraft website.
Note: In case you bought Minecraft: Java Edition before the date of October 19th 2018, you can get Minecraft for Windows 10 for free by redeeming a code in your Mojang account. You will find this gift code by logging into your account at Mojang, and then clicking the My games section.
If you’re not sure about the exact date, you can visit your profile to check. Pressing the gift code button will generate a token, and will also open up the Microsoft redemption page.
This post was written by Milan Stanojevic and was first posted to WindowsReport
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