The new Minecraft is here! Featuring the latest game updates like Update Aquatic, cross-platform play and access to a multitude of content through the Minecraft Marketplace. Current owners of Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition will be able to upgrade to the new version of Minecraft by downloading it from the eShop for free! After June 21st 2018, "Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition" (2017) will no longer be available for purchase from the Nintendo eShop. Existing owners can continue to play. Existing owners will be able to re-download this version if needed. Players of "Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition" (2017) will be able to convert their worlds to "Minecraft" (2018), but should expect the process to take some time. There is currently no way for Minecraft: Wii U Edition worlds to transfer to "Minecraft" (2018) on Nintendo Switch. While The Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is pre-installed with the game, to access the remaining DLC packs included with the base game purchase you must download them from the in-game store. A Microsoft Account is free and by signing in on device allows Minecraft players on Nintendo Switch to play with others on non-Nintendo devices. It also enables the portability of Minecoins and in-game store purchases to other devices. You can purchase Minecoins in Nintendo eShop. Minecoins let you buy content in our in-game store, safely and securely. Minecoins are kept in your virtual wallet and can be used in Minecraft on other devices if you have a Microsoft Account.