Microsoft makes Minecraft: Education Edition November 1 available




Minecraft: Education Edition November 1 appears in the Windows Store. The targeted version of the game on educational institutions then comes with a companion app, which teachers can chat among other students in a Minecraft world.

The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition November 1 available and costs more than $ 5 per year per user. Microsoft released the early access -editie of the game in June from. Meanwhile, 35,000 students and teachers have tried this version, and Microsoft urges interested in the free trial version to try out; an offer that runs until November 1st.

Compared to the Early Access -editie the full version is extended with a Classroom Mode. This is a companion app for teachers, giving them an overview of the Minecraft world and a list of its facilities students or schoolchildren. In addition, there is a chat window, and there are settings in order to adapt the world. In addition, the full version includes all the updates that Microsoft has also for the beta of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition released.

Earlier this year announced Microsoft to come up with an education version of Minecraft. The educational version is intended for use in the classroom as a tool for learning different subjects, from history to physics. On each server forty participants can work and make contracts to be drawn up by a teacher.


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