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In the highschool we're working with Minecraft for Raspberry Pi (also known as MCRP) to learn ruby.

I searched a little bit around the web, and I found the official page of it (pi.minecraft.net) and I discovered the last post was over 3 years ago.

No post on Mojang's blog about MCRP has been posted since its announcement. The developer of MCRP is the same of MC:PE.

Is Minecraft for Raspberry PI discontinued?

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    FYI raspberrypi.stackexchange.com – Ghanima Jan 25 '16 at 13:52
  • @Ghanima I don't understand you comment... – spund3 Jan 25 '16 at 16:08
  • Well. You've got a Pi. Whenever you have a non-gaming question, just come over. That's all I want to say. – Ghanima Jan 25 '16 at 16:17
  • @Ghanima i understand your confussion: I'm asking about a game, the platform of the game doesn't matters here. – spund3 Jan 25 '16 at 16:19
  • There's no confusion. This was merely an informational comment to make you aware of RPi.SE just in case you'll be interested. That's all :) And in fact the platform does matter, as the game had to be ported to the Pi's ARM processor - which might also matter wrt to its continued support. But again, this was just a little pointer to the mere existance of the site, no force applied, no wish to pull this particular question over. – Ghanima Jan 25 '16 at 16:45
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No, but it does not seem to be under active development.

As of 2014, it has been included in Raspbian and can be installed via:

sudo apt-get install minecraft-pi
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  • Wow, that's new for me, I didn't knew MCRP was in Raspian! Thanks for the info! +1! – spund3 Jan 24 '16 at 21:45
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It is no longer being updated.

I found this:

It ded :( The original team has stopped supporting it and starting with 0.9 MCPE became a lot more ambitious technically, which also means that it became a lot harder to strip down to run on a Raspberry Pi. Actually, we finished removing all Pi related code to reduce complexity in 2015. Maybe someday we'll revisit it but I wouldn't hold my breath :P On the other hand, Win10 runs on the Pi so you can run the Win10 version there! ... I guess it's something

from Tommaso Checci here.

The original comment on reddit can be found here.

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