Do you want to run FULL Java Minecraft on your Raspberry Pi? Well, a new solution to installing Minecraft Java Edition on Raspberry pi has recently cropped up! This new solution allows you to install full Minecraft Java Edition on Raspberry Pi4 as well as many other useful apps such as Balena etcher, Discord, and more! This tutorial will show you how to install the full Minecraft Java Edition On The Raspberry Pi4! Link to pi-apps here.
Step 1: Install Pi Apps
To install Pi apps, open the terminal on your raspberry pi.
Next, inside the terminal type:
git clone https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Note: You will need an internet connection for this!
Once this has ran, you need to type:
If a box pops up saying that something is required but not installed, click install now.
Once that is done, you have Pi Apps installed! You should now see a logo on your desktop that says Pi Apps, click and run it.
Now, you should see a window like this:
This is a list of apps you can install! To install one, click on it then click the install button! From here you can install things like Discord, BalenaEtcher, and most importantly Minecraft!
Step 2: Easily Install Minecraft Java Edition
To install Minecraft, scroll down the list until you find ‘Minecraft Java’, click on it and click install!
Note: You will need to have bought Minecraft to play it on Raspberry Pi 4.
After it has finished installing, go up to the dropdown menu, go to games and select ‘Minecraft Launcher’.
Step 3: Run and Configure Minecraft
Now it has loaded, sign in with your Minecraft log-in.
Now you are in! You can now click play and play the full version of Minecraft Java Edition on the Raspberry Pi 3/4!
However, before you play make sure to turn down the video settings! Click options, then click video settings and set your options to look like this:
Step 4: Play Minecraft Java Edition on Raspberry Pi!
Then create a world and click play! BOOM! Full Java Minecraft on Raspberry Pi!
You may notice something though… it’s running a little slow, however, the solution for this is simple! Press ESC, go to options, video settings, and set ‘fullscreen’ to On! Now it should be running a lot better!
That will end this tutorial! You now have full Java Minecraft on Raspberry Pi 4! There is still a few improvements to be done, for example, you could install optifine from here: https://www.optifine.net/home
Optifine will help boost Minecraft’s performance, but will require a lot of settings to be changed.
Anyway, that is the end of today’s tutorial! If you enjoyed please check out my other posts here!