The edition of Minecraft on iOS, Android, Windows 10 and 11, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and 5, Gear VR, and Fire OS. Use this tag only for the Bedrock Edition. For other editions, use their specific tags, e.g., [minecraft-java-edition].

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition is an edition of Minecraft that was released to unify many editions of Minecraft, including Pocket Edition, Windows 10 Edition, Xbox One Edition, Nintendo Switch Edition, and PlayStation 4 Edition.

Tag Usage

Use this tag for questions concerning any Bedrock Edition version of Minecraft. If you believe your problem is specific to the platform you are playing on, include the respective platform tag (i.e., ). Use this tag only for the Bedrock Edition. For other editions, use their specific tags, e.g., .


Note: The following information is only relevant to Minecraft: Bedrock Edition. Other editions may have separate release dates, developers, and publishers.

General Information

Release Milestones

Full version/release history can be seen on the Minecraft Wiki.

Version Date
Pocket Edition Alpha 16th August, 2011
Pocket Edition 1.0.0 19th December, 2016
Bedrock Edition 1.2.0, Better Together Update 20th September, 2017
Nintendo Switch release 21st June, 2018
PS4 release 10th December, 2019