Windows 10 – Microsoft’s shiny new operating system – launches tomorrow. As announced at MINECON 2015 a few weeks ago it features a brand-new Edition of Minecraft. Mojang calls it Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta.
If you’re one of the 20 million some-odd players who already own Minecraft for PC/Mac, you get the new version for free. To download your copy, first log into your Mojang account, click the “Redeem” button on your account page, sign into your Microsoft account, and follow the instructions that follow. That’s it! You’ll be playing Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta in a jiffy. Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta will be available to download in the Windows 10 Store. Have fun with Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta!
Don't forget also: the first 1.9 snapshot is scheduled for tomorrow as well! It will be a HUGE day for updates all around!