Minecraft Pocket Edition News

Minecraft's long-awaited Super Duper Graphics update is officially dead

Proved "too technically demanding to implement".

Minecraft's ocean-expanding Update Aquatic is out now on Xbox One and PC

Switch, PS4, and older platforms coming later.

Mojang sets date for this year's MineCon Earth

Livestream event happening in September.

MineCon ditches real world expo in favour of a livestream

Mojang will host "Official Minecraft Community Events" instead.

Minecraft's console editions get one more big update before cross-network play

PS4 will "continue getting updates" after other platforms combine.

Sony defends decision to block PS4 cross-play with Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

"We've got to be mindful of our responsibility to our install base."

Minecraft has smashed 120m copies milestone

55m monthly players - and growing.

World War Z author writing Minecraft novel

Paper plus leather equals book.

Minecraft console editions finally get polar bears, beets and banners

Paid-for Chinese Mythology Pack also announced.

Minecraft movie gets a release date... in 2019

"We all want an awesome Minecraft movie, right?" asks Mojang, rhetorically.

Minecraft will no longer allow companies to promote products in-game

But fans can still pay tribute to their outside interests.

It looks like Minecraft is finally coming to Wii U

UPDATE: Listing removed. Will it Nether happen?

Northern Ireland's government recreates its country in Minecraft

Ordnance Survey replicates nearly 14,000 square kilometers.

Minecraft movie is being directed by Rob McElhenney

Yes, Mac from It's Always Sunny.

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition beta announced, free to existing PC players

Upcoming features include dual-wielding, shields, southpaw support.

Minecraft to receive HoloLens support

Oversee your world on your table.

Minecraft adds female player avatars to all console versions

"Jolly old Steve doesn't really represent the diversity of our playerbase."

MineCon dated for July in London

Tickets go on sale later this month.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition launches on Windows Phone

Plus, more Xbox-exclusive DLC launched.

Minecraft gets official Dennis the Menace mod

Summon Gnasher, catapult rotten tomatoes, throw stink bombs.

Minecraft gets Xbox-exclusive Star Wars DLC

Luke, you have to Han it to them.

What next for Minecraft on PlayStation?

Microsoft and Sony find themselves in a curious position.

Microsoft buys Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5bn

Vows to support iOS, Android and PlayStation versions.

Microsoft to buy Mojang for $2 billion - report

UPDATE: Notch initiated buyout and will leave once complete, source says.

British Geological Survey recreates Great Britain in Minecraft

All you need is a copy of the game and 6GB of disk space.

New full-size Lego Minecraft range revealed

Nether thought we'd see the day.

Minecraft's console versions have now outsold Minecraft on PC, Mac

Nearly 54m sold. PS4, Vita, Xbox One editions still to launch.

Notch defends Minecraft dev Mojang from "worse than EA" claims

After EULA change clarifies position on paid-for mods.

Minecraft maker Notch clarifies "Mojang to disband in 10 years" reports

"From the day we don't make a profit, we'll survive another 10 years."

Minecraft: PS3 Edition getting disc-based launch next month

UPDATE: PlayStation 4, Vita box art also spotted.

Watch The Simpsons' Minecraft-themed intro

Notch: "I'm not sure how I feel about it."

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition sales hit 12m

Candy Texture Pack announced.

Amazon reveals Fire TV set-top box and controller

Exclusive version of Minecraft confirmed.

Minecraft dev Mojang made £200m last year

Notch earns £77m in licensing fees.

Warner Bros. working on Minecraft movie

Progress unblocked after Lego Movie success.

Someone is building Spirited Away's entire world in Minecraft

Anime be one of the best creations we've seen.

Scammers sell trojan-filled version of Minecraft: Pocket Edition

Will hack your phone and text premium-rate Russian numbers.

The Minecraft documentary is officially free on YouTube

By the documentarians behind the Broken Age and Mighty No. 9 videos.

Ordnance Survey maps Britain in Minecraft

UPDATE: Watch Ian explore the OS map and mispronounce things.

Minecon 2013 tickets go on sale tonight

Next batch on Friday, then the last batch Saturday.

Putt-Putt sues Mojang over user-generated maps

"[It's] like suing Microsoft for what people do using Word."

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition boxed release dated

Coming 28th June, with 48-hour Gold subscription.

Subscription service Minecraft Realms will let you host worlds online for friends

Mojang says it could make more money than game sales.

Minecraft XBLA outsold Minecraft PC in 2012

Absolutely bonkers success.

Mojang makes bespoke Minecraft for the scrumptious Raspberry Pi

It's free and allows you to code direct to game world.

Claustrophobic Minecraft experiment sheds light on the dark side of human nature

30 players spend two months confined to a tiny map. It doesn't end well.

MineCon 2012 will be held at Disneyland Paris

Quick, recreate it in-game!

2K Games boss says photorealism aids diversity, Notch disagrees

Can games do nuanced emotion like Brokeback Mountain yet?

"Software patent troll" sues Mojang over Android version of Minecraft

"If you own a software patent, you should feel bad."

Minecraft Xbox 360 users build Old Trafford replica

Dedicated fans reveal impressive goal.

Minecraft total sales hit 9.2 million

PC version creepers up to 6 million.

Minecraft revenue totals $80 million since launch

While registered users pass the 25 million mark.

Mojang won't sue FortressCraft dev, "bored" by Minecraft clones

"They don't bring anything new to the table."

Mojang: no plans for Minecraft on Vita

But Scrolls "definitely coming for touch screens".

Notch: Mojang isn't really "indie" any more

He's hardly strapped for cash.

Mojang rethinking Minecraft: Pocket Edition

"It seems like we made a huge mistake."

Notch steps down as lead developer of Minecraft

"Personally, I will now rest for a while."

Minecraft gets iOS release

Pocket Edition hits the App Store tomorrow.

Sony to buy out Ericsson - report

$1.3 to $1.7 billion buyout mooted.

FortressCraft maker discusses Minecraft

Calls out "The Notch Defense Force".

Sony Ericsson: No need for Xperia Play 2

Xperia Play "won't be outperformed quickly".

PSP games look set for Xperia Play

PlayStation Store on Android imminent.

Notch: Why Minecraft isn't on Steam

"We don't want to limit what we can do."

Minecraft Pocket out on Xperia Play

An Android exclusive, costs $6.99 / £4.26.