• 03-NOV-2016

  • SOURCE: Microsoft-XBOX

"Minecraft: Education Edition" Now Available!

On Tuesday, November 1, Microsoft Corp. and Mojang rolled out the full version of Minecraft: Education Edition, to educators in more than 50 countries around the world.

Minecraft: Education Edition is a version of the popular open world game, Minecraft, which has a community of more than 100 million fans around the world.

Minecraft's unique format allows students and teachers to build anything they can imagine, making it a natural fit in the classroom.

Minecraft: Education Edition was built with the help of more than 50,000 students and educators who participated in the early access program and provided feedback to help fine-tune the experience across a diverse set of learning environments. These educators have testified that the fun and familiar Minecraft environment encourages students to be more deeply engaged in the curriculum and more collaborative with their peers.

The complete version of Minecraft: Education Edition is now available to purchase, starting today. To get started with Minecraft: Education Edition, visit education.minecraft.net.