Minecraft Education Edition markets expansion to Europe

As we have covered in the past, Minecraft Education Edition recently launched in the Windows Store. Different from the standard edition of the game, Minecraft for Education is specially designed, is aimed at helping schoolchildren learn, and has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students worldwide. Today, Microsoft Europe has published a new blog post about the game, and is further promoting the educational value of the sandbox title.

In the post, Microsoft highlights that Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in European countries such as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, and the Czech Republic. Other highlights include the fact that Minecraft Education edition is used in 10,000 classrooms across the world, and allows students and students to collaborate, create lesson plans, guides and chalkboards for various subjects.  Other features of the title, such as a Classroom Mode, how the NPC works in the game are also addressed in the post.

For more information how Minecraft Education works, be sure to check out our dedicated news hub for the subject. And, while you’re at it, you can also head over to education.minecraft.net to view lesson plans and more on the Minecraft Mentors Program.

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