Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Launches July 29th with a Beta

Mojang announces Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition at Minecon 2015 in London. This new addition will come with a beta starting July 29th.

Some exciting news came from Minecon 2015 in London. Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition was officially announced. This will be the next edition of the game until Minecraft: Story Mode is released by Telltale Games. 

Mojang is giving a free beta download to anyone who owns Minecraft on PC. Otherwise the cost is $10. Like previous Minecraft editions, all updates in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition will be free. Mojang hasn't given any details on how long the beta will last or what the maintenance schedule will look like. 

A few features from Pocket Edition Minecraft will be found in Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition, along with some cool new features. One of the major crowd-pleasing features is the ability to play locally in Minecraft: Windows 10 or along with your Xbox Live Minecraft friends. There will also be a free update to Pocket Edition Minecraft soon after this new release. A built-in GameDVR will be added, so you can share your gaming highlights and experiences. 

The beta begins at the end of this month, on July 29th.

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