Try Minecraft for free

Looking to give this Minecraft thing a try but not sure you want spend money on it? Fair enough. Just keep on reading and you'll learn how to get access to a free demo version of the game for your platform of choice.

Minecraft for PC/Mac

You can play the demo mode of Minecraft for PC and Mac by registering for a Mojang account and then downloading the Minecraft launcher

This version of the game lasts five in-game days, or about 100 minutes.

Playing the demo mode is also useful for seeing if your computer can run Minecraft before you decide to buy it.

Minecraft for consoles

You can find free demo versions of Minecraft for Xbox One and Xbox 360 through the Xbox Store.

PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita also have free demo versions of Minecraft in the PlayStation Store.

These demo versions are all limited to the tutorial level and you are also not able to save your game progress.

Minecraft: Pocket Edition

There's currently no demo version available for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. If we decide to make one available in the future that will be announced here. Check back later!