Minecraft China is a localized edition of [a] and Java Bedrock editions for mainland China, developed by Mojang Studios and NetEase. Minecraft China has over 300 million players as of November 2019.
Free to download and play
[ ] only Java Edition Friends system, with text chat support
Multiple in-game player names are allowed
[ ] only Java Edition Server rental and management in launcher
An alternative to the
Realms service The server owner does not have permission to upload or download server maps
[ ] Bedrock Edition only The server can be backed up, restored or reset with allocated storage (6GB, 6000MB in total)
Maximum file size for server maps that can be backed up is 1GB, 1000MB
The server will be shut down after the storage space is full
Can install mods in rental mod service ( Bukkit core) [ ] only Java Edition Online game server
Different from rental server,the owner has full permission
Usually adopt third-party server application
Have in-server shop in UI
Visible when checking online game servers
Use Emerald or Diamond as currency, see below VIP Membership Center
20 CNY per month (≈2.8 USD per month)
12 CNY per month (≈1.7 USD per month) after 40% off discount
VIP members can purchase seasonal merchandise at a discount of 40% rather than the original price. All purchased benefits and merchandise will be temporarily unavailable if the membership expired Patch system
An alternative to the
Marketplace service, normally only available in the Bedrock Edition of the game Including API, resource packs, skins and mods, all contributed by community creators or officially reproduced from Marketplace
Some patches are free
Use Emerald or Diamond as currency instead of "Minecraft Coins"
Will not conflict or affect in-game items One-click patching
On PC platforms, Minecraft China Bedrock Edition is a remake by netease itself, its release will be later than other platforms ~1-2 versions in general. The picture shows the Bedrock Edition that is in the Microsoft Store and Bedrock Edition (Minecraft China) file comparison.
achievements on Bedrock Edition Virtual joystick support (with eight directions)
[ ] Bedrock Edition only New UI
[ and pause menu ] Bedrock Edition only Different custom skin system
[ ] Bedrock Edition only
"Chaos/Apocalyptic Game mode" with new features of which includes a new "Apocalyptic realm" with exclusive achievements, items, biomes, mobs and 4 new bosses to fight.
] Bedrock Edition only The operator holds Worldbuilder permissions by default, which means that its interface can be edited when the education option is turned off
Some functionality is limited:
Advanced settings (invalid after reboot)
Command Proprietary interface for developing advanced component features [
] Bedrock Edition only Load custom items using item ID 456 ( Portfolio in Education Edition)
Use special values to distinguish between different custom items
If custom item not register to mod will have these feature
In the hotbar will look like an apple item
Put in item frame will show these textures
A no register mod item in item frame shows textures.
Wonderful World (Simplified Chinese: 精彩世界 Pinyin:
Jīngcǎi shìjiè): Game recommendation page including news, recommended resources, special topic, best videos, etc. Game Center (Simplified Chinese: 游戏中心 Pinyin:
Yóuxì zhōngxīn): Online gaming server. Patch Center (Simplified Chinese: 组件中心 Pinyin:
Zǔjiàn zhōngxīn): Patch resource area including functional patches, visual patches, map patches and gameplay patches. Game Forum (Simplified Chinese: 游戏论坛 Pinyin:
Yóuxì lùntán): Game discussion area including tips for tutorials, Q&A, video live, etc. Game Live (Simplified Chinese: 游戏直播 Pinyin:
Yóuxì zhíbō): Streamer Live area. Novelties (Simplified Chinese: 新鲜事 Pinyin: Xīnxiān shì): Official account/player game updates publishing area.
Game (Simplified Chinese: 游戏 Pinyin:
Yóuxì): The page to launch the game, including Singleplayer, Rental Server Games, Multiplayer Lobby, Online Games, etc. Friends (Simplified Chinese: 好友 Pinyin:
Hǎoyǒu): Friend system including adding friends, chatting with friends or playing with multiplayer game, etc. Community (Simplified Chinese: 社区 Pinyin:
Shèqū): Including Novelties, News and Community, which are official account/player game dynamics publishing area, game news publishing area and in-game forum. Resource Center (Simplified Chinese: 资源中心 Pinyin: Zīyuán zhōngxīn): Similar to Marketplace, it allows players to buy and download game maps, add-ons, texture packs and skins.
Differences between Java Edition and Minecraft China
CNY¥165 ( US$26.95)
Optional (after logged in)
Differences between Bedrock Edition and Minecraft China
mc.163.com or Application Store
Optional (after logged in)
From the official website.
Adreno 225 or higher
1.2 GHz (dual core) or higher
A5 Chip (dual core, clocked at 1GHz) or higher
512 MB or more
iPhone 5/iPad mini and above, iOS 8.0+
Windows 7, Windows8, Windows8.1, Windows 10
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 or ATI Radeon HD 5550 or higher
Clocked at 1.4 GHz or higher
4GB or more
4GB or more
April 7, 2017 Minecraft China was announced in Water Cube, Beijing. Delegates of Mojang Studios, Microsoft and NetEase attended.
April 10, 2017 Closed beta test began.
April 28, 2017 Beta server closed without saving data.
May 21, 2017 Minecraft server Hypixel announced that a China-exclusive server was to open.
July 14, 2017 PC Java test started again with restricted users being allowed to join. Hypixel was available from then on.
August 8, 2017 PC Java Edition test started with unrestricted users being allowed to join.
September 15, 2017 The pocket edition is now available in App Store.
October 12, 2017 Public beta test of Minecraft China on Android started.
October 19, 2017 Users of Minecraft China on Android reached over 14 million.
January 27, 2018 Registered users for Minecraft China on all platforms reached over 60 million.
March 14, 2018 Developer Platform for Minecraft China was opened.
May 22, 2018 Registered users for Minecraft China on all platforms reached over 100 million.
July 6, 2018 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.4.0 was released for Mobile.
July 10, 2018 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.4.0 was released for PC.
August 9, 2018 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.5.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
November 15, 2018 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.6.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
December 20, 2018 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.7.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
January 24, 2019 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.8.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
April 3, 2019 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.9.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
July 4, 2019 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.11.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
July 26, 2019 Versions based on Java Edition 1.13.2 and Java Edition 1.14.3 were released for PC.
October 10, 2019 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.12.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
January 16, 2020 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.13.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
April 13, 2020 NetEase officially announced that Hypixel on Minecraft China will be closed due to contract issues on June 30, 2020.
June 30, 2020 NetEase closed Hypixel server on Minecraft China.
July 16, 2020 A version based on Bedrock Edition 1.14.0 was released for Mobile and PC.
The pop-up which is displayed when user's IP address is located in Mainland China visits
Application icon for Minecraft China.
Application icon for Minecraft China mobile.
An in-game screenshot of Minecraft China on a mobile platform.
Expand the screenshot of the third button at the top of in mobile platform game.
A screenshot of Minecraft China launcher GUI.
A screenshot of Minecraft China mobile platform launcher GUI.