Minecraft Legends is a new action strategy game spinoff from Minecraft. This new endeavor from Mojang Studios brings the mobs of the Overworld and you, the hero, together to defeat the invaders from the Nether.

What is Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends is a story of good versus evil where you are the center of the action. It takes place in the Minecraft world at a time where peace reigns the land. However, this utopia is being threatened by the destructive piglin forces. You will have to make allies, organize mobs, built forts, and lead the efforts in strategic battles to defeat and vanquish the invaders from the Nether.

How do I install Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends uses the same launcher as Minecraft, so once you download the launcher head to the left column where you have the different Minecraft games listed and click on Minecraft Legends. There you will have the option to pre-order or buy now depending on the availability of your region. Once you click on pre-order or buy now just follow the on screen instructions.

Do I need to have played Minecraft to play Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends takes place in the Minecraft universe and shares the same environment, characters and world dynamics. However, the gameplay is quite a different experience. If you play Minecraft you will be familiar to the elements but the gameplay aspect is completely different and requires no Minecraft experience.

Is Minecraft Legends a multiplayer game?

Minecraft Legends has single player campaign modes but also includes online campaign co-op and competitive multiplayer options. The PvP mode will be centered around creating, defending and attacking bases.

What platforms is Minecraft Legends on?

Minecraft Legends will be available on Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows, Xbox Series, Xbox One, PlayStation, Steam, and Nintendo Switch.

Minecraft Legends is a story that is grounded as a legend lost to time that is now only remembered in a powerful tale passed down from villager to villager. The legend itself tells of a great hero who saved the Overworld by uniting every mob against an invasion by the ravenous piglins before their Nether corruption devours the Overworld.

Unite the Overworld

Discover the mysteries of Minecraft Legends, a new action strategy game. Lead your allies in heroic battles to defend the Overworld from the destructive piglins.

Gather your Strength

Explore a familiar yet mysterious land, full of diverse life, lush biomes, and rich resources. But this paradise is on the brink of destruction. The piglins have arrived---and they're threatening to corrupt the Overworld.

Defeat the Piglins

Inspire unexpected friends to form valuable alliances and lead them in strategic battles to protect their home. Take the fight to the piglins before their Nether corruption devours the Overworld.

What's New

Day 0 Patch

  • Crash and performance fixes
  • Updated base escalation stingers and voiceovers
  • Fix for nether spreaders placing off of nether
  • Implemented music state switching during the Horde of the Spore boss fight
  • Increased village warrior spawns during later game
  • Tuned lava pools in the Bastion horde outposts
  • Updates to Spore horde base layouts for easier player bridging
  • Bastion horde corner zones now generate more organically
  • Tuned the number of piglins in village attacks
  • Mob alliance houses can now take damage and be disabled. When these and village houses are disabled, their spawners are deactivated
  • Increased the bonus distance that roaming piglins can spawn next to villages by 50%
  • Reduced the distance piglins spawn when attacking wellhouses
  • Better tuning of the defense ratings granted by player structures
  • Carpenter specialization adds bonus health to village attack auto-resolve calculations
  • Tweaks to wildlife spawning times
  • Legendary difficulty tuning and balancing
  • Added a new music state for the final boss
  • Village attack tuning: Engineers now appear in wave compositions for all hordes and deal effective damage to buildings from afar.
  • Higher level attack horde waves no longer split into 4 groups
  • Increased mob alliance distance from villages
  • Updates to village, wellhouse, and mob alliance territory sizes
  • Updated timing of cinematics and voiceovers in Act 1
  • Updated tutorial and first time user experience flow
  • Updated prompts and text displayed to the player during the game start
  • Improved timing of objective nudges
  • Tutorial page text updates
  • Player is now immune to stunned state
  • Villagers now have an outline in Banner View
  • Piglin slowgrass speed debuff reduced to -50% move speed (previously -70%)
  • Fixed fast travel position for wellhouses and fountains
  • Removed the gold gather order
  • Increased item pick-up life-time
  • Updated damage to the player from lava, thorns, and other environmental hazards
  • Increased redstone launcher range & reduced spyglass buff
  • Increased upgrade structure buff ranges
  • Orbit camera updated to feel more natural
  • There is now an announcement when you've unlocked the ability to fast travel to a village
  • Build times tuning + small cost tunings in PvP
  • Ranged targeting on PvP HQ fixed
  • PvP piglin barracks health tuning + prismarine drop tuning
  • Updated prismarine loop in PvP
  • Adjusted the distribution of stone in PvP matches
  • Added a lapis flag onboarding tutorial message in PvP
  • Updated world placements + increased wood gathered per block in PvP
  • Piglin horde attack rates and wave sizes tuned in PvP
  • Added player mob + RSL damage increase for late game PvP matches
  • Added late game mechanic in PvP so mobs deal more damage after 40+ minute games
  • Fixed the Firsts so they can properly be used while in Battle View