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This update brings Minecraft: Education Edition to Chromebook! Now you can download Minecraft: Education Edition from the Google Play Store. Additional features in this update available for all users include fun new mobs like bees and foxes, new agent actions in Code Builder and tons of new learning content in our Library. Explore digital citizenship and social-emotional learning, science lessons and updated learn-to-code curriculum in time for Back to School.
Please let us know all about the things you love, as well as challenges you run into by contributing to the Chromebook Release Feedback thread
Minecraft: Education Edition is now available from the Google Play Store as an Android app for Chromebook. This version of Minecraft: Education Edition offers the same set of features as other versions (Window, macOS, and iPad) including cross-platform multiplayer.
Check out the Get Started with Minecraft: Education Edition on Chromebook guide for detailed information about downloading and installing as well as supported devices.
Windows and Chromebook users can now assign lessons and worlds from the in-game Library via Microsoft Teams or Google Classroom. On all platforms, links to lessons have been optimized for easier sharing and assignment-creation in your favorite LMS.
The Library has new categories to learn about Digital Citizenship and Social-Emotional Learning.
Tags are now displayed on all Library lesson and world pages. Click on a tag to find all items that share that tag.
Keyboard and Mouse Hints
New on-screen hints for keyboard and mouse users are easier to show and hide in the game.
New, bee-themed NPC skins are available for world builders.
For specific information on how to update Minecraft: Education Edition please go here: FAQ: Update to a New Version of Minecraft: Education Edition
Please add the following domains to your allow list in order to access all of the features in this update:
- https://*.minecrafteduservices.com/ (Auth/Multiplayer/Coding)
- https://education.minecraft.net/ (Library)
- Chrome OS version 83 or newerFAQ on updating at the bottom of the page
- Device that supports Play Store apps
- ~500 MB Hard Drive storage free (250MB client + Space for worlds) per account on the device