Minecraft on Nintendo Switch is now bigger, better and more beautiful – with new ways to play and share!


Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.

Build anything you can imagine with unlimited resources in Creative mode, or go on grand expeditions in Survival, journeying across mysterious lands and into the depths of your own infinite worlds.

Will you hide from monsters or craft tools, armour and weapons to fight back? No need to go alone! Share the adventure with friends in split-screen* multiplayer and online**!

With constant updates and community creations, Minecraft is bigger, better and more beautiful than ever before. Explore amazing player-made maps, thrilling minigames and more!

Band together with friends playing on phone, Windows 10 or console, set up your own online world with Realms***, or join one of the massive player-run servers***! There are so many ways to play!

Key features

  • Play and share with friends on mobile, PC and console
  • Discover community creations in the new in-game store
  • Access new minigames and game modes through Servers
  • Share the couch with four-player split-screen*
  • Play on the go in handheld or tabletop modes

Includes Super Mario Mash-Up, Natural Texture Pack, Biome Settlers Skin Pack, Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Campfire Tales Skin Pack.

Players who already own the Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition game can download this definitive version free of charge from Nintendo eShop, so they can easily upgrade and enjoy all the added features!

*Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

**Internet connection required during online play. The registration and linkage of Nintendo Account and acceptance of the Nintendo Account Agreement and Privacy Policy are required. Online services require a Nintendo Account. Starting September 2018, some online services will also require a paid membership. Paid online service availability may be limited based on location. Find out more about the paid membership service.

***Realms requires paid subscription (sold separately). Realms and servers available in a future update.