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Team Minecraft celebrates the First Anniversary of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta

Written By published July 28, 2016

Today, we’re excited to celebrate the first anniversary of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta. Since the Windows 10 Edition released last July, we’ve committed over 12,000 code check-ins, fixed more than 6000 bugs and released 15 updates with dozens of new features.

While playing multiplayer with Pocket Edition, we’ve let you travel to the nether, sail around in new boats, and build things with the full range of redstone capabilities. Today, we released a brand-new Villains skin pack. And, last month, Realms made it easy for players on VR, Pocket Edition and Windows 10 to play together in persistent worlds which change and grow, even while you are away.

To thank you for your continued support over the last year, Oculus Rift support to the Windows 10 Edition Beta will launch in the next few weeks in a free update. If you already own Windows 10 Edition and an Oculus Rift, you can jump right in and start experiencing Minecraft in a whole new way. And, if you want to play around with VR and you haven’t upgraded your PC to Windows 10 yet, visit to upgrade to Windows 10 before the free offer ends July 29.

To celebrate, we’re also releasing this roller coaster map, available for free to download here. Check it out in the video trailer above, and read more over at Xbox Wire! Thank you for playing.