Minecraft Pocket Edition (demo) is the portable version for Android handsets that despite not having all the features of its counterpart for computers, does offer the benefit of being completely free. And the best thing: it comes with a control system that has been fully adapted for touchscreens. The possibilities on offer in this paperback version, are currently somewhat smaller than those in its desktop brother. In this demo version of the game, instead of the 36 types of blocks normally available, you only get 18. Nevertheless, you can still freely create thousands of different structures. The major drawback of this demo version of Minecraft Pocket Edition is that the games will not save between sessions. This means that everything you do in a world will have disappeared the next time you start playing. Minecraft Pocket Edition (demo) is, for the moment (it will be updated from time to time) a version with fewer features than the Minecraft we all know and love. Gradually though, this version will become more and more complete.
[E3 2017] Minecraft players on Android soon to be able to play with PC gamers This E3 has seen Microsoft present several bits of news on Minecraft – a key one being the imminent option to unify all versions of the game into a single "entity." This means gamers who play the Pocket Edition for Android can share servers with ones from Windows 10, iOS, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and VR devices. Read more
Minecraft in 2015: Still lots of life left in it It might appear that the trail has gone cold and the scent of Minecraft is waning, but in fact there’s nothing further from the truth. After Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang (Minecraft’s studio creator) for $2.5 billion last year, the numbers have continued to stack up: 20 million digital copies sold for the PC and Mac versions and more than 30 million of the Pocket version, not to mention the recent launch of a new version for Windows 10 and its interconnection between platforms. Without counting those who play the Free version, the number of Minecraft purchases has now topped the total population of Spain or Colombia. Read more