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(Availability) Bedrock engine on Mac & Linux

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    I'm adding my two cents by putting a +1. As a Linux user, I would love to be able to play the Bedrock version of Minecraft with my friends on a console!

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    I wish this would happen, then I could play Minecraft bedrock with my friends again.

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    We're a Windows/Android/Linux household, and between the three of us we've purchased at least 5 copies of the game. Weird that one if the machines is unable to join the others in multiplayer.

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    I find this especially weird since they created a bedrock build for iOS and iPadOS. The same build with tweaks to use keyboard and mouse input shouldn't be that terrible of an effort. In the early days of the M1 app store, you could sideload the mobile version and it played great. 

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    I can only agree with porting Minecraft Bedrock to Mac and Linux but I wouldn't want it on the cost of Minecraft Java. They should be able to port it. It's not impossible. They still ported the game to some consoles. That's enough proof to say they should be able to do such a thing.

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    The MCPE launcher which our family have used to play minecraft on linux (using bought-for copies) is coming to an end, partly due to lack of developer time and renderdragon changes.  Maybe Mojang would consider an official Linux release (especially now that we welcome so many linux gamers through the steamdeck), or help the MCPE project to get past this issue.  As others have said it is not a technical hurdle, and I find minecraft on linux is the best experience of minecraft I've had to date (including vs java or Win10 bedrock).  Thank you!

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    I would love for the Bedrock edition to be available on Mac. I have played this game for as long as I can remember and I currently have a 2019 MacBook with intel. I think it would be a smart move to bring bedrock to the Mac as there are already roundabout ways of getting it on the Mac some of which I have even tried! These ways come at the expense of Mojang as you are losing out on money. Coming from someone who already owns every version of the game imaginable I would buy it again just to be able to play on my mac as it's currently the only computer I have that is strong enough to play it. I also understand that Minecraft is owned by Microsoft now and maybe this is a way of trying to make people buy a Windows device but most of the population would not switch a device just for one game. I really hope that this can become a reality as It would greatly benefit many people and improve the already great cross-platform play functionality!!

    I really hope this is considered for Minecraft.