How Do You Download "Minecraft 1.8"?


Quick Answer

The Minecraft 1.8.7 version can be downloaded from the TechSpot.com website for the Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android and iOS platforms. This update was released on June 5, 2015. It should be noted that in order to download this version, a Minecraft account will have to be purchased and its game client has to be already installed in the device.

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Minecraft was created by Swedish programmer Markus Persson in 2009 and was later developed and published by Mojang. Built from a basic block building and fort defense game, Minecraft has since evolved have spawned a large number of different games and virtual 3D world creations in the Minecraft universe. The game can be played on the PC/Mac, PlayStation and the Xbox.

The following shows how to download Minecraft version 1.8.7.

  1. Purchase Minecraft account
  2. If a game account has not been purchased yet, get it from Minecraft.net for the PC/Mac, the XBLA Marketplace for the Xbox and PSN for the PlayStation. Minecraft Pocket Edition can be purchased from the Google Play Store for Android devices and iTunes App Store for iOS devices.

  3. Download Minecraft Game Client
  4. After a game account has been purchased, download the game client, often referred to as the launcher from account.mojang.com/me or minecraft.net/download.

  5. Download version 1.8.7
  6. The launcher automatically updates Minecraft for the latest versions of the game. However, if the version does not appear on the launcher, download it from the TechSpot.com website, the Minecraft.net or the Mojang.com website.

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