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Minecraft - Pocket Edition

by Mojang
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36,204 customer reviews)

Price: $6.99
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 0.12.1
  • What's New in Version 0.12.1
  • The Nether and all its inhabitants. Fight Ghasts and make friends with Pigmen
  • Cross platform play for up to five players between Pocket Edition and Windows 10
  • Revamped touch controls, controller support, and a controller mapping screen
  • Enhanced Weather effects! Accumulating snow and more
  • Ocelots! Try taming one with a fish
  • Experience, Anvils, Brewing, and enchantments. Time to up your game, crafter
  • Golems. We recommend you approach with caution
  • Flower pots. We recommend you fill them with flowers
  • Sneaking and sprinting! Express yourself through movement!
  • Loads of bug fixes that are too boring to list here
  • Lots, lots more!

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00992CF6W
  • Release Date: September 13, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36,204 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Infinite worlds
  • Minecarts
  • Food! Now you can cook and go hungry
  • Swords! Bows! TNT!
  • Chests
  • Skeletons
  • Spiders
  • Beds
  • Paintings
  • Lots more!

Product Description

Our latest free update includes the Nether and all its inhabitants, enhanced weather effects, cross platform play with Windows 10 Beta Edition, revamped controls, and lots more.

Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.

Explore randomly generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in creative mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off the dangerous mobs.

Craft, create, and explore alone, or with friends on mobile devices or Windows 10.

Technical Details

Size: 16MB
Version: 0.12.1
Developed By: Mojang ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Allows sending in-app billing requests and managing in-app billing transactions
  • Read from external storage
  • Write to external storage
Minimum Operating System: Varies by device
Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
920 of 1,014 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great! January 16, 2013
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Our boys, 9 & 6 yo, love this game. The 6 yo really gets to use his imagination, while the 9 yo get to focus on details!
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1,396 of 1,542 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great app!!! January 13, 2013
By anna
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my godchildren both play minecraft and love it. The 10 year old is building libraries, putting photos on walls, designing beautiful houses and gardens. Keeps him creative. The older godson also enjoys playing minecraft. Definitely worth buying.
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2,572 of 2,846 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Minecraft October 1, 2012
By dos54
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I have always loved minecraft and minecraft PE does not fail to impress me! the Pc version is better, but honestly this is perfect for on the go! the only problem I could possibly have ia battery consumption but WHATEV ITS MINECRAFT ON KINDLE FIRE!!!!!
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3,086 of 3,416 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This game is awesome December 17, 2012
By Diana
I love this game!! It is the best game in the world! Give minecraft a shot you will like it. I made 15 houses in less than a day. I have minecraft it is awesome and you should have it too!
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823 of 907 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars one of the best games on kindle fire March 22, 2013
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I'm my opinion this game is wonderful, the graphics are good, it has creative mode and survival made(personally in my interests I love the survival mode), if your creative like me than this game is for you, also this is one of the few real minecraft games on here, don't fall for the other scams, this game is the real deal, and great for all ages
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1,410 of 1,558 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Frightening addictive for my 9 yr old December 20, 2012
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I can't begin to count the hours my son has logged playing this game in create and survival modes. It is almost like a journal as he creates items and worlds that relate to current interests and events of his life.
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2,979 of 3,298 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Its awesome! December 24, 2012
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You can make anything with your imagination.I definently recommend this app.I have made some pretty awesome creasions buy this app now!
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2,069 of 2,289 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Minecraft pocket edition December 24, 2012
By j.preze
This is freaken AWESOME. I would recommend this to every ONE. Get the game please its awesome get it please.

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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome
It is a very cool game that captures my imagination and it is good on the go but the problem is that the controls are different
Published 13 minutes ago by Antonette Rose
1.0 out of 5 stars Can't use launcher with update
Can't use minecraft launcher any more! It was working before the undate! We need the option to use the earlier version.
Published 18 minutes ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love this game.
Published 34 minutes ago by Hanna
5.0 out of 5 stars Best app
Best app pretty much
Published 35 minutes ago by E. Cottler
4.0 out of 5 stars update is sooooooooo buggy
I just downloaded the new update it added some cool stuff but I can't break anything
Published 43 minutes ago by Nathan Jaye Benard
5.0 out of 5 stars ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!!!
This game is amazing, and with 0.12.1 out, it's even better! I'm hoping that you keep up the good work, Mojang!
Published 45 minutes ago by Lydia Villeneuve
5.0 out of 5 stars New update crool
Well I saw it it was amazingly awesome!!!
Published 45 minutes ago by best update
5.0 out of 5 stars best app ever
This app is great and it is totally worth getting! Also try spell sword on iPad
Published 50 minutes ago by Anne Marie Mcmahon
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Minecraft...on your tablet!
This is pretty much Minecraft just for your tablet. I don't really have Minecraft on my PC so I can't compare it to that but I used to watch someone play it years ago and from... Read more
Published 1 hour ago by Bellatricks
5.0 out of 5 stars great game
This game is a great way to pass the time on a long car ride or in an air plane. So if your thinking of buying it "JUST DO IT" it real challenges me to bring my... Read more
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minecraft pocket edition 0.9.0 update
Guys we will get 9.0 in a few weeks for pepole who are wondering!
Jun 16, 2014 by beastly |  See all 154 posts
Yes, The update has already been released for Apple. I have bought this game twice through Amazon and once through Apple for my oldest. Apple already has the update and AMAZON does not. I am HIGHLY Disappointed in this.. I have spent $14 dollars through Amazon and I want the latest product. Give... Read More
Jan 30, 2013 by Kara Knight |  See all 64 posts
Can't delete world/folders in Minecraft on a Kindle.
My son is having the same problem. I haven't been able to find a solution yet either.
Dec 29, 2013 by Martin A. Furrow Jr |  See all 39 posts
Will this work with the Amazon Fire TV *Stick*?
I got my Amazon Fire TV Stick and the Amazon app store does not support it. It doesn't show in any of the apps available on when searched from the Stick. When I go to Minecraft PE on the Amazon App Store in my browser, it shows my Stick as unsupported (my Android phone shows up as supported). A... Read More
Nov 21, 2014 by Stephen Pellicer |  See all 10 posts
Cannot join another game, both on Kindle Fire.
I have two 2nd gen Kindle Fires (not HD) with separate accounts and separate paid versions of Minecraft and they experience the same problem. When one starts a Wifi game on the network the other is unable to find it. I bought these for Christmas and Minecraft was the main reason I got them. ... Read More
Jan 6, 2013 by David Bray |  See all 153 posts
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