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On July 17, 2015, the Google group was removed due to the amount of spam and advertisements that the group attracted." which was subsequently used for users to opt into the 0.13.0 beta program and to display changelogs for these development builds.As of December 2013, Pocket Edition had sold 16.5 million copies, while in the same time, Java Edition had sold 13 million.The development team stated that once Pocket Edition is up to date with Java Edition, it will start making its own diverse progress.A video of an early prototype was released on Twitter, showing the game on the Xperia PLAY.As the Minecraft Pocket Edition development team works closely, often blocks released on the Java Edition are released around the same time for the Pocket Edition.Certain features were also tested on Pocket Edition before their Java Edition releases, such as beetroots and their related items, and also block models.Versions from 0.8.0 to 0.12.1 required opting into a Google group to receive development builds.Players would then see development updates appear as normal updates in the Play Store.
The i OS and other versions feature a D-pad at the bottom-left corner of the screen, which controls movement.
The Windows Phone 8.1 version (which also ran on Windows 10 Mobile) was discontinued after the release of Alpha 0.16.2 on November 18, 2016, and was later replaced by a release for Windows 10 Mobile only (which was free to owners of the previous Windows Phone 8.1 version) on February 22, 2017 starting with 1.0.3.
The objective of the game remains the same as its Java Edition and Legacy Console Edition counterparts, where players can build virtual realities in a sandbox-like environment.
For better visibility on mobile screens, blocks being aimed at are highlighted rather than outlined.
Unlike mobile's crafting menu, Windows 10 edition's crafting menu is similar to Java and Console crafting menu.