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(Availability) Bedrock engine on Mac & Linux

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    l could play on my bedrock server with my friend

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    Hmmmmmmm..Yeah I think yes

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    I support having the Bedrock Edition on the mac, but I think I have forged a theory as to why this is not the case. Minecraft Education edition uses the Bedrock engine, but it is still available on the mac. This means that Mojang has already made the engine compatible with the mac, so it makes sense that the only reason why Minecraft Bedrock isn't available is that Mojang doesn't want to. Mojang is owned by Microsoft and is in Competition with Apple so it makes perfect sense why this is the case. Now one way this theory could be debunked so far is "Minecraft java is on the mac", but Minecraft Java was made available on the Mac before Microsoft bought Mojang and the only reason why they didn't shut it down on the Mac as it would be so controversial and wouldn't be popular with the community. They shut down the old console editions only because barely anyone played them, but that just wasn't the case with the Mac.

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    Raytracing can also be brought to Linux, at least, via Vulkan and performance can be increased with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution to help make this feasible, performance wise, since it's compatible with all graphics cards and AMD integrated GPUs / APUs.

    Now is a great time to do so.

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    On windows I had only .45g ram at all time because windows used it all now on linux, I have 3g ram at all times. yet I cant play minecraft because java has not as good performance and just I like minecraft

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    SO TRUE

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    I don't think stopping Java development is a good idea, but I would love to see official Bedrock support for GNU/Linux. :)

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    +1 for Linux and cross-platform support for any/all editions. We're a Linux/Android/Chromebook only household

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    Please add support to Linux so we can all enjoy the better together update. Currently you need to use some workarounds with lutris to get the android version working but I’d like it if you just made it available as the desktop version

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    they should bring it up because their main advertisement for this version has been MULTI PLATEFORM which they themselves are not complying too. I am being forced to use windows 10 just because of Minecraft. 

    Well yes they/you might mention apple doing the same but you know what I am happy with how apple does things and I feel special about it but Microsoft its not the same for you. Please bering this to MacOS and linux. 

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    I would like to be able to play Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Linux, considering now with the upcoming influence from other game vendors (i.e.: Valve) and GPU manufacturers (Nvidia, AMD, Intel)

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    This makes total sense and with the new M1 chips able to run iPad and iPhone games on Mac, there is no point not adding it to Macs. At least ones with the M1 chip.

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    Why isn't this a thing already?!

     

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    this is a pain pls add mc to mac and linux cause if microsoft add it microsoft could get more minecraft bedrock player and more money its a smart idea!!!

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    Microsoft being Microsoft. As far as I know, allowing people to install the iPhone/iPad version of Minecraft on their macs is now just up to a checkbox. Developers can choose to opt in or opt out of allowing it. Microsoft chose to opt out. Java is fine but Bedrock running natively would be so much better. If this is really about money, you guys aren't game developers, you're wealth developers. Such a shame. Allow mac users to run Bedrock. This thread is probably one of the highest voted and most ignored ones I've seen on this forum. I voted for this before Apple Silicon was even announced!

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    I chose linux because it was quite interesting to me, and i kinda felt upset that i couldn't play minecraft with my friends whom play on bedrock and linux doesnt have a minecraft bedrock port at the moment. So this can help me play with my friends. Thank You microsoft if you decide to add a linux port to bedrock.

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    My partner and I are on Windows 10 and macOS, and we'd like to play multiplayer in the office after hours. But she has to choose between Java Edition to play with me, or Bedrock edition to play with her friends on consoles! Plus I can't use the same Realms server to play on my Mac and PS4 etc.

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    I agree with the title, but I also agree with the other people saying that Java should not be removed. Its a nostalgic game beloved be many. Personally, I don't understand why they haven't add Bedrock to those platforms yet. There seems to be no issue with the programming language. So I don't know.

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     I do want to see the Bedrock engine supported on macOS, so I can play with my daughter

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    I'd love to use linux, but i dont because of minecraft. I payed R$100 ($18,98) and im not letting it go, maybe if you already owned the bedrock edition on windows you could log-in using that account

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    I like this idea a lot can we also get native support for the new generation on Macs? I think that would be great!

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    I too would love to have Bedrock Edition on macOS and Linux (the latter more so since the former can run the iOS version perfectly), but never at the expense of the Java Edition. Mojang employees would likely get death threats if they announced that they were canceling Java Edition outright.

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    I would love to see this happen Linux is a good operating system with fewer viruses and better privacy and it’s just better than windows in my opinion and it’s getting increasingly popular if it’s not much of a hassel for the Minecraft developers the Linux community would love to see a Minecraft bedrock for Linux. 

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    This has so many votes... It is almost like we want it...

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    I'm suspecting that this is on Microsoft, they never want to release games on Mac or Linux. Like when they bought Double Fine they axed the Mac version of Psychonauts 2. 

    But yes I would looooove Bedrock on Mac and Linux. 

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    I joined Nintendo Family Online in December 2018 so my kids could play crossplay with their siblings on ipad and parents on PC. My desktop computers only run Linux so for 3 years I have relied on the generosity of volunteers to allow me to run an unofficial launcher to play with my kids on our family realm using my Google Play Android version. I own Minecraft Dungeons on Steam (runs perfectly on Linux) as well as a Nintendo version and the kids have completed that together and the DLCs. I see no good reason why Mojang shouldn't offer Minecraft Bedrock edition via a similar mechanism for Linux users. They already have done it with Dungeons. Your business units need to talk to each other.

    I think it is time to commit guys. Minecraft is a huge money making machine but you can always screw us over for another platform licence. You know we will pay as we already did for mobile, Windows store and Switch. Mojang is going to be missing out on a few more dollars when the Steam Deck and similar devices hit the market. Embrace the greed. Give us the option to buy your game.

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    Would 100% be willing to re-buy the game if that was the only way Bedrock edition could come to macOS.

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    The funny thing is they have a bedrock server version that runs on Linux. That being the case it is seems odd that they dont offer a bedrock client on Linux. if they are going though the effort of supporting linux with a server version then i imagine doing so for a client would not be much harder.

     

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    Why is this still not a thing? It's so frustrating that Microsoft only cares about the money and wants to keep Bedrock exclusive to Windows.. Biggest mistake ever for Minecraft to be sold to Microsoft

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    Just leaving my +1...not that it'll matter since this highly requested feature has been open for almost 4 years. So much for being "multi-platform"