Minecraft is without the most popular video game in the world, with more than 100 million active accounts each month and 180 million copies sold across several titles, earning the title of the bestselling video game of all time. Many smartphone and tablet owners enjoyed Minecraft: Pocket Edition, the mobile port of the title.
From Minecraft: Pocket Edition to Minecraft
However, this version of the game appeared to be discontinued at some point, as it did not receive the latest updates. It simply turned into Minecraft, which is available on Android and iOS. The latter is a revitalized version based on the Bedrock edition was released in 2019 for mobile devices, retaining most of the signature features that were found in the case of the old Pocket Edition, while also adding new options and improvements that made it an instant hit.
Many players love the ability to explore a beautiful 3D world filled with materials that can be collected and harnessed to construct a variety of useful tools and objects that are needed for the endgame. Players who wish to test their skills can enjoy the Survival Mode, which offers an interesting challenge as players have to track their health and hunger while also paying attention to environmental dangers and mobs, which bring them down.
Those who prefer to spend their time constructing impressive buildings and vistas will love the Creative Mode, which offers unlimited blocks, the ability to fly around the map, and other customization features that can be enabled at disabled at will the options menu.
How to update Minecraft on Android and iOS
Several free updates have been released for the mobile version of the game, which is still known popularly as Minecraft: Pocket Edition among players. Those who bought the game can download the latest Minecraft update from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Installing the update is easy. On iOS, players can go to the Updated section on the App Store to look for an update. Tap on the update option if needed, and it will be installed automatically. Android users will have to launch the Play Store, go to the My Updates section, and tap on the download button. Remember that the title is Minecraft, not Minecraft: Pocket Edition.
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