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Minecraft For Dummies by Jesse Stay

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Chapter 15

Choosing the Platform That Works for You

In This Chapter

arrow Picking the right platform: PC or PE

arrow Playing Minecraft on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PS3

arrow Getting Minecraft for Raspberry Pi

arrow Preparing for future editions of Minecraft

Your first major decision in Minecraft is to pick a gaming platform. Choosing the platform can be tough: You have to decide how much of the game you want to play and how much you’re willing to pay.

In this book, we primarily discuss the platform Minecraft PC/Mac/Linux (or Minecraft PC or just PC Edition). We also show you what you need in order to play all other versions — notably, the PE (Pocket Edition) version for the iPhone, iPad, and Kindle. The Minecraft platforms listed here will likely expand in the next couple of years, including, we hope, a Nintendo Wii version:

  • Minecraft PC
  • Minecraft PE
  • Minecraft Xbox 360 and Xbox One
  • Minecraft PS3
  • Minecraft Raspberry Pi

Playing Minecraft PC

Minecraft PC (which stands for Personal Computer), shown in Figure ...

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