Minecraft for iPhone and iPad Now Live in the App Store [Updated]

By , Nov 16, 2011

The pocket edition of Minecraft is now available for the iPhone and iPad in the App Store. We told you that Minecraft was coming to the iOS platform a couple of months ago, and now it’s finally here.

Fans of the popular game will be pleased to know that the iOS version looks and feels just like its desktop counterpart. Minecraft for iOS lacks online play support, but there’s still enough world-building fun to make it an attractive download.

Imagine it, build it. Create worlds on the go with Minecraft – Pocket Edition

Minecraft – Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of your computer and play Minecraft everywhere you go.

* Randomized worlds
* Build anything you can imagine
* Build with 36 different kinds of blocks
* Invite and play with friends to your world (local wireless network)
* Save multi-player worlds on your own phone

Mincraft lets you build worlds made up of just about anything with all sorts of materials. While many of the game’s features are present in the iOS version, animals and creepers are not included in the gameplay. The app does have a multiplayer mode that lets you create worlds with friends on the same Wi-Fi network, which is fun.

“Minecraft – Pocket Edition” is available in the App Store for $9.99.

What do you think? Are you a Minecraft fan? If so will you play the Pocket Edition?

Update: Minecraft is now available worldwide.

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  • Anonymous

    Seems to have been removed.

  • Anonymous

    Maybe if it was .99

    • http://www.bloise.co.uk Frankie Bloise

      second to that

    • http://twitter.com/Max_Kas Max Kaslick

      Yea 9.99 is super milking it

      • Anonymous

        Not really. 10 is a deal compared to the 20 they charge for the computer edition. Also, it just came out, a lot needs to be added.

        It is worth $10.

  • http://twitter.com/xAcolz Martin Polák

    FUUUUUUUUUU 4.3 and higher so not on my iPhone 3G :(

    • Anonymous

      Good. Update your ancient tech already.

      • Anonymous

        Maybe he can not afford it, scum.

      • http://twitter.com/jmarsh5 Justin Marshall

        3GS is free. 4 is $99. If you have an iPhone and pay at least $15 a month data…affordable for you.

      • Anonymous

        Maybe he doesn’t live in the US, where phones fall off the sky at no cost.

  • Seiji Matsumoto

    It is only in the new zealand app store currently.

  • Anonymous

    Also not available in the german App Store.

  • http://twitter.com/Ed_Dtox Eddy Smith

    Not available in UK- cant wait!!

  • http://twitter.com/wormeyman Eric Johnson

    It is creative mode only which makes it a whole lot less fun IMO.

  • Benjamin Hoover

    It really needs ios4.3 or newer? WHY…..
    And dont go off into this s#$# about how you should get a new device…some people would rather not waste their money and add another iphone into a landfill.

    Why Mojang?

    I might just go grab the ipa for Crafted…it was free and works on everything except first generation devices.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Y7AZ6RIBXVUGTEVTVHKO3KSSFQ Le King Adroque

    I don’t see what all the fuss is about with this ‘game’.. what exactly is the point?

  • Anonymous

    Is there a way you can get it to work on iphone 3g with 4.2.1 ? :-)

    • http://www.facebook.com/luisreyespr Luis Alberto Reyes

      Yes, if the developers ever (wants too)/can.

  • Anonymous

    It is now available at the german App Store.

  • http://twitter.com/iPawnz Ipawnz

    took them a while..