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(Bedrock) Keeping Custom Skins When Offline

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    I don't really use the character creator I just use one of the skins I own. I used to be able to use them offline but then they added the character creator and now I can't use any skins.

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    IcedDevin1235 commented
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    Yep. I agree with that. I don't know why when you go offline you can't use any of The Stuff you bought.  It just Doesn't make sense

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    RavengerX10 commented
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    Being stuck with default skins while offline makes no sense what so ever.  I play on the ps4 and 99% of the time don't have access to an internet connection.  This was no problem before the update, I had the one skin and texture pack I liked and just used them.  Now with this bedrock update they're constantly cramming "PLAY ONLINE" down your throat to shill content packs and tokens.  Now if I don't log into a MICROSOFT account on a SONY product, I can't access content I PAID for that is ON the console.  What's worse, if I go back to the old editions all my stuff is there, like it should, but have to play without updated content or quality of life features.  This is absolutely asinine.

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    Jess76507 commented
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    This part of Bedrock absolutely sucks. It really annoys me that I can't use skins other than Steve or Alex offline. I'd suggest that that you can have all of your non-custom skins available while Offline, as well as being able to save at least 1 custom skin.

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    C0nf1ict commented
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    I agree with the other posters on this thread. Before the update we had no problem accessing our purchased content (skins/resource packs) offline. Now we no longer have access to content we paid for unless we have an internet connection. The worst part about it is that all of the content is already saved locally on the device. That makes it seem like it was most definitely a conscious decision in the update to bar access to said content without an internet connection. As a Switch player, I now almost always have to play as Steve. Thanks Microsoft.

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    sonic65101 commented
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    I agree. I don't have a constant Internet connection on my Switch, so being able to use my character offline would be a godsend.

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    mcflumingo commented
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    Its been months and they still haven't added it. ITS NOT THAT HARD.

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    mcflumingo commented
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    Imagine paying for something but you can't use it offline for no reason

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    Angelgreat03 commented
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    Minecraft should add the option to add the ability to download offline copies on your skin packs.

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    CakeMixRemix commented
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    I’m extremely disappointed in Mojang for not having seen this as an issue before NOR after the release of minecraft on the switch. it seems so fundamental when you port a game to a portable console to check for things that should be compatible on both online and offline mode...

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    I agree with this post. I play Minecraft on PS4 and I encounter this problem all the time. I mostly play offline (slow wifi problems) and thats why I have lots of games with local multiplayer & couch coop in them. Its kinda lame because you've created a custom character and it takes long to load all the hair, pants, footwear etc. and when you log off to the game you lose them all including capes and emotes. We are stuck with Steve and Alex all over again. Just please add access to skins offline and the character creator with all of the customizations included.

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    XogoDaFox commented
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    I was just gonna say the same thing! I 100% agree.
    As a player on Nintendo Switch, I want to be able to access my skins while offline. Thank you for suggesting this idea! This needs more votes.

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    BrickyBoy09 commented
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    I agree but for a slightly different reason. when I am playing on my pc sometimes i get kicked from my wifi (not a minecraft issue) but then when I re-join my wifi and load minecraft ALL of my custom minecraft skins have been deleted! I mean come on! so if minecraft were to save a local copy of my skins I wouldn't have this problem. Also a way to export your skins would be cool.

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    DragovaMS commented
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    I do not appreciate content I purchased being locked behind an internet connection. Should your service experience any significant downtime, or get permanently shutdown/bought out, or ISP monopolies make it impossible to secure a connection for a reasonable price and region support, or my geographical region becomes politically unstable.. I'll remember the sting of being locked out of goods I own to never condone the purchase of virtual online items be it games or in-game trinkets. I will promote a new stigma regarding these practices should your company never consider the alternative in making purchased skins available offline.

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    Lucario8X commented
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    I agree in the legacy edition of minecraft you can play whith your skin even offline and why mojang does not want to put this option in the versions java or bedrock I hope that mojang includes this in the 1.17 update of bedrock and java