Minecraft is finally coming to Chromebooks. Microsoft today announced that an early access version of Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is now available on Chromebook. As expected, this game comes with support for cross-device play with friends, access to Minecraft Marketplace, and the ability to play on Realms.
During the Early access period, only selected Chromebook devices that meet the following minimum requirements will get the option to buy Minecraft:
- Operating System: ChromeOS 111
- System Architecture: 64-bit (x86_64, arm64-v8a)
- Processor: Intel Celeron N4500, Intel i3-7130U, Mediatek MT8183, Qualcomm SC7180 or better
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Storage: Minimum of 1 GB game installation, maps, and other files
You can check the Google Play Store to see if Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is available for you. Find the pricing details below.
- Chromebook + Android bundle: $19.99 USD
- This version includes both the Chromebook and Android version of Minecraft.
- Android: $6.99 USD
- This version includes the Android version of Minecraft.
- Upgrade price: $13.00 USD
- If you’re buying the Android version, and want to upgrade to the Chromebook version, the price will be $13.00 USD.
We can’t wait to share the upcoming Trails and Tails update with Chromebook users and make Minecraft playable across even more devices. The full version of Minecraft for Chromebook will feature the update once it has been released, meaning you’ll get to meet the new mobs, nab the new blocks, and journey in search of new biomes! – MINECRAFT TEAM