Play Minecraft for free. Minecraft is a sandbox construction video game developed by Mojang Studios. Gameplay involves players interacting with the game world by placing and breaking various types of blocks in a three-dimensional environment. In this environment, players can build creative structures, creations, and artwork on multiplayer servers and singleplayer worlds across multiple game modes. As of 8 Feb 2021, Minecraft has over 131 million active users and sold over 217 million copies across all platforms, making it the best-selling video game of all time, and the ninth best-selling video game franchise of all time.