How to update Minecraft on PC, Switch, Console and mobile


How to update Minecraft on PC, Switch, Console and mobile

Published: 2022-10-26T13:05:22

Updated: 2022-10-26T13:05:32

With Minecraft Update 1.20 was teased during Minecraft Live 2022 and the 1.19.40 update recently released, many players are looking to update their game. Here’s how to do it.

Minecraft is a huge game full of multiple elements that need to be updated from time to time. Therefore, Minecraft updates are relatively regular. While that’s helpful and means any issues are quickly resolved, it can be frustrating for gamers who need to update their games again.

Because of this, we have compiled how you can update Minecraft on your preferred platform so that you always get the best version of the game. play.


How to Update Minecraft on Switch

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minecraft update in the nintendo switch It’s relatively easy, here’s how it’s done:

  1. Load Minecraft on your Switch
  2. A window about the new update will appear.
  3. Press the button in that window to go to the eShop
  4. Download the new update

Once the update has been processed and downloaded, simply return to the game and enjoy.

How to Update Minecraft on a PC

Since there are two versions of Minecraft on PC, there are two different instructions to follow. If you have a Mac then you will be using the Java edition.

windows edition

PC gamers who enjoy the Windows edition for Minecraft should see their game update automatically. If not, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Microsoft Store
  2. Select the tree points at the top right
  3. Click ‘Downloads and updates’
  4. Select ‘Get Updates’
  5. Start your Minecraft update

Wait for it to finish and you will have the newly updated game ready to play.

java edition

The Java edition will require you to download the Minecraft launcher, which can be downloaded in Minecraft website. Once done, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Minecraft launcher
  2. If the launcher doesn’t show the latest update, press the arrow to the right of the play button
  3. Select ‘Latest Version’

Then the game will be ready to enjoy.

How to Update Minecraft on Xbox

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When it comes to updating Minecraft on your Xbox, it’s similar to how all other games need to be updated on console:

  1. Go to ‘My apps and games’
  2. Press the more options button in Minecraft
  3. Select ‘Manage game and add-ons’
  4. Then press ‘updates’
  5. If one is available, it will be available here and you can update it.

The game should update automatically, but you can always check it by following the same steps.

How to Update Minecraft on PlayStation

Similar to the Xbox, your Playstation should automatically update Minecraft. However, for some players, their updates are not set to automatic. If this is the case, follow these steps:

  1. Find Minecraft in your library
  2. Select the game using the ‘options’ button
  3. Click ‘check for updates’
  4. Update if necessary and play

Fortunately, due to the nature and size of most Minecraft updates, it shouldn’t take too long to download.

How to update Minecraft on mobile

Updating Minecraft on your IOS or Android works the same way as many other app updates. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the App Store or Google Play
  2. Find Minecraft in your library
  3. If necessary, it will ask you to update
  4. Press update and wait for it to install

Some mobiles will hold back an update to the app, so be sure to check back regularly in case you missed a newer version of Minecraft.

This is how you can update Minecraft on all the consoles of your choice. While you wait for your update to complete, take a look at some of our other helpful Minecraft guides, as well as all the Minecraft Life 2022 news:

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