A step-by-step guide for beginners

Minecraft Bedrock Edition is one of the most famous games of all time. The expansive sandbox title offers players a nearly endless world to explore, collect heaps of items, and build whatever they desire.

The game is so huge that players can keep collecting items and building as big a structure as they want. The game has a storyline, but players can continue exploring and playing even after the storyline is over.

After the pandemic and the release of some of the game’s biggest updates, Minecraft Bedrock Edition is reaching new heights as there is a huge influx of new players.

With the release of new updates like Caves and Cliffs and The Wild Update, now is the perfect time to jump into sandbox gaming. Hence, here is a step by step guide on how to download and play the latest Bedrock edition on Windows 11.


A step by step guide on how to download Minecraft Bedrock Edition on Windows 11

1) Go to Microsoft Store on Windows 11

Microsoft Store (Image via Sportskeeda)
Microsoft Store (Image via Sportskeeda)

Once gamers boot up their PC, they can head to the Microsoft store and get started by simply searching for the game in the start menu. This is the main Windows 11 app store where players can find many other apps and games, including Minecraft Bedrock Edition.


2) Search for Minecraft Bedrock Edition

Search result for the game in the Microsoft store (Image via Sportskeeda)
Search result for the game in the Microsoft store (Image via Sportskeeda)

Once people are in the Microsoft Store, they will be able to see a search bar at the top. They can just type “Minecraft” and hit enter. The store will search for relevant results and display a number of different versions of the game, including the Minecraft Launcher.


3) Purchase through the game launcher or from the Microsoft store

Bedrock Edition launcher more on Microsoft store (Image via Sportskeeda)
Bedrock Edition launcher more on Microsoft store (Image via Sportskeeda)

Currently, there are two ways to buy and download the game. One way is just to download the game launcher, open the launcher and buy the game from the official game website.

However, the second easiest option for Windows users is to head over to the “Minecraft for Windows” app and purchase it directly from the store.


4) Open the launcher and install Minecraft Bedrock Edition

The official pitcher (Image via Sportskeeda)
The official pitcher (Image via Sportskeeda)

Either way, players will need to download the launcher. Once they installed everything from Microsoft store. They can simply open the newly installed official launcher and sign in from their Microsoft account.

Once in the launcher, users can select the Bedrock Edition from the left game options.

On the Bedrock Edition page, players will see either an Install button or a Play button. If the PC has not installed the game, the launcher will automatically install the latest version and launch the game. Players will then be free to create a world to play and have fun.


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