With Minecraft’s new ray-traced visible overhaul now reside in beta, Microsoft’s supply for a free improve of the sport is coming to a detailed. Players who personal the unique Java model of Minecraft have till the tip of the day on Monday to assert a free copy of the Windows 10 model of the sport.
Microsoft acquired Minecraft developer Mojang in 2014, and launched the Windows 10 beta of the sport the next 12 months. While the Java Edition of Minecraft is sticking round for now, it appears clear that the way forward for the sport lies within the Bedrock Edition, which options cross-platform play throughout computer systems, consoles, and cell gadgets. Microsoft has lengthy supplied a free improve to the Windows 10 Edition, and anybody who purchased the Java Edition earlier than Oct. 19, 2018, is entitled to that improve.
Redeeming your free Minecraft copy is simple — so long as you keep in mind your Mojang login from a thousand years in the past. If you personal the Java model of Minecraft, log in to your Mojang account, and it’s best to see a “claim your free copy” button beneath the Minecraft entry in “My Games.” The promotion ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on April 20; after that, you’ll have to purchase the Windows 10 Edition, which costs $26.99, by itself.
Once you may have your free copy and are formally keyed into the Windows 10 model of the sport, you’ll be capable to be part of the Minecraft with RTX beta for the best-looking blocks you’ve ever seen. To decide into the RTX model of the sport, you simply have to select within the in-game menu. (It additionally requires considered one of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX graphics playing cards, in fact.)
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