These versions are available to play in the launcher.
Be that as it may, please note that these versions contain bugs. You`ll need to proceed at your own risk.

Beta was the development phase that succeeded Alpha Alpha Starting version Alpha 1.0.0 (Jun. 28, 2010) Latest version Alpha 1.2.6 (Dec. 3, 2010) Paid Yes Alpha versions 1.0.0 to 1.2.6 are available to play in the launcher. Be that as it may, please note that these versions minecraft and preceded Minecraft 1.0 Minecraft 1.0 Starting version 1.0.0 (Nov. 18th, 2011) Latest version 1.12 Paid Yes Website See the official releaseAnnounce of Minecraft for the PC. For the version, see 1.0.0. For the first minecraft . It was announced on Notch This page has been protected from editing to prevent vandalism. Please discuss changes on the talk page. Markus Persson Real name Markus Alexej Persson Date of birth Jun. 1, 1979 (age 38) 1] Occupation Game developer minecraft `s blog on Dec. 11, 2010 and released nine days later, on Dec. 20, 2010. As well as some minor updates, the transition from Alpha saw a 50% price increase (therefore making the cost 25% off the full price), a change in the disclaimer (Notch removed the line that said "all future updates will be provided free of charge", though the statement still applies to users who bought Minecraft before Beta was released. Both Alpha and Beta buyers got the full game free of charge) and minor updates to the main website.




For a full list of changes, see Beta version history This is not an official version history or changelog. For the official list, please visit the Minecraft website. For versions 1.11 and prior, please check the Mojang website. For versions prior to Beta 1.8, please minecraft


  • New Minecraft logo and launcher
  • New animated background for main menu
  • Achievements and statistics
  • Server-side inventory
  • Creative Mode
  • Weather: Rain and snow
  • Rewritten biome codes
  • More variety in trees
  • New lighting mechanics
  • Void particles, explosions, water bubbles, an improved sunrise/sunset, and other new graphical effects
  • Naturally generated structures such as Strongholds, Abandoned Mineshafts, and Villages
  • New mobs, including Squid, Enderman, Silverfish, Cave Spider, and Wolf
  • New health mechanic using hunger and stackable food items
  • New combat mechanics such as critical hits, charged bows, experience, and sprinting
  • New mechanisms: Sticky Pistons, Pistons, Trapdoors, and more
  • New blocks and recipes, such as sandstone and Lapis Lazuli Blocks
  • New farming elements: Melons and Pumpkins
  • Maps
  • Beds for skipping through the night and resetting spawn point
  • Wool dyes