Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Reviews

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is ranked in the 93rd percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Oct 20, 2014

'Minecraft' still has a lot of steam left. The game has been and will continue to be a consuming phenomenon. New console or no, 'Minecraft: Xbox One Edition' is perfect for those who have never played it (are there any of those people left?), or those who have spent a lot of time on their 360 worlds and would be interested in the new features. It is not ideal for those who already spend a lot of time on 'Minecraft' somewhere else, such as the PC.

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Nick H.
Top Critic
Sep 16, 2014

Survival games have never really been my cup of tea. However, Minecraft somehow transcends its peers, providing a creative outlet that goes well beyond its simple yet charming visuals with surprisingly deep mechanics when constructing things. At the heart of Minecraft is a creative experience that I probably should have played a long time ago, but am glad I finally got the chance to experience now. Better late than never.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 9, 2014

You know the game, and the good thing is that on Xbox One it works well, thanks to a good optimization.

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Ken McKown
Top Critic
9 / 10.0
Sep 17, 2014

It is clear Minecraft is an absolute beast in terms of sales. With the pending purchase of developer Mojang by Microsoft, I wonder where the series will venture to next. Still, there is a lot of things to see and do, and if you are one of the five people that have yet to experience this game, there has never been a better time than now.

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9 / 10
Oct 27, 2014

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition lays the foundation for incredible constructions and grand adventures, both large and small.

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