|Java Edition Classic|
|0.0.12a||Added the pause menu, which, like today, could be opened by pressing ESC.|
|Java Edition Indev|
|0.31||February 1, 2010, 1||The menu screen was added. It originally displayed a dirt background.
|At the time, the dirt background would slowly scroll, similarly to the later added credits, and the splash text pulsed slower.|
|?||Scrolling of background is removed.
|Splash text now pulses more quickly.|
|Pause menu now stops the game.|
|Java Edition Infdev|
|?||The "Generate new level..." button was replaced by a Singleplayer button.
|The "Load level.." button was replaced by a Multiplayer button, which wasn't playable at the time.|
|20100629||Added "Loading..." screen.|
|Java Edition Alpha|
|v1.0.0||Added animation of the logo. The animation was cobblestone falling down in order to form the word "Minecraft".|
|v1.0.4||Replaced "Loading..." screen with a Mojang splash screen.|
|?||Changed "Save and quit to title.." to "Save and quit to title".|
|v1.0.13b||Temporarily changed logo to celebrate 1000 sales in 24 hours.|
|v1.0.14||Logo changed from to .|
|v1.0.15||The Multiplayer button was no longer greyed out as SMP was added.|
|v1.2.2||Removed the "Play tutorial level" button, replaced by "Mods and Texture Packs"|
|Java Edition Beta|
|1.0||The "Options..." button was made much closer to the "Mods and Texture Packs" button.|
|1.3||The gap between "Options..." and "Mods and Texture Packs" was reverted.
|The "Options..." button was made smaller to make room for the "Quit Game" button.|
|1.4||Minecraft logo changed from to .
|The logo animation was removed as such.|
|1.8||Pre-release||Completely revamped the title screen adding an animated background, a version tag in the bottom left corner and new options in the option menu.|
|1.0.0||?||Minceraft easter egg added.
|"Mods and Texture Packs" button changed to simply "Texture Packs"|
|1.1||?||Added language select button.|
|1.3.1||?||Removed "Saving level..." from the pause menu.|
|1.4.2||12w37a||Added "Re-Create" option to the World selection menu.|
|1.5||13w03a||The "Texture Packs" button has been moved to the "Options..." screen.|
|13w09a||The "Minecraft Realms" button is moved to the main screen, taking the spot of the "Texture Packs" button.|
|2013 Music Update||Added menu music.|
|1.11||16w38a||Capitalised "Game menu" to "Game Menu".|
|1.12||pre6||Added the ability to view the credits when clicking the copyright text.|
|1.12.2||pre1||Minecraft logo changed from to .
|New game logo with Minecraft Java Edition. The Java Edition subtitle is a separate texture.|
|1.13||pre1||Changed title screen background to reflect the Update Aquatic.|
|pre2||Optimized title screen.|
|1.14||18w43a||Added the "Give Feedback" and "Report Bugs" buttons to the pause menu.|
|November 28, 2018||Changed title screen background to reflect Village & Pillage.|
|19w06a||Added loading bars while loading the game and reloading resources.|
|19w13a||Added the "Accessibility Options" button to the main menu.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|0.1.0||Added the menu screen. It originally displayed a dirt background.|
|0.7.0||Completely revamped the title screen adding a new background, a version tag in the bottom left corner and new options in the option menu.|
|0.7.3||Background is now animated like Java and Console Edition.
|Added the splash text to the main menu.|
|0.7.6||Removed the "Play on Realms" button from the main menu.|
|0.11.0||build 1||Added a language button to the main menu.|
|0.13.1||Moved the skins button to the main menu.
|Options button is no longer a wrench icon.|
|0.14.0||build 1||Revamped menu screen.|
|0.16.0||?||Removed language button
|Changed signed in icon to link to feedback.minecraft.net instead of the Minecraft page in the Xbox app.|
|1.2.0||beta 220.127.116.11||Removed "Pocket Edition" and "Windows 10 Edition" subtitles, simply renaming the game to Minecraft.
|Changed title screen background.|
|1.5.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Changed title screen background to reflect the Update Aquatic.|
|beta 22.214.171.124||Reorganization of the main menu buttons.|
|1.8.0||Changed title screen background to reflect 1.8.0.|
|1.9.0||beta 126.96.36.199||Added "Feedback" button to the pause menu.|
|1.11.0||April 25, 2019||Changed title screen background to reflect Village & Pillage.|