How to play Minecraft for the Game Boy Advance

how to play minecraft on gameboy advance

Yes, you can now play Minecraft on the Game Boy Advance. Youtuber 3D Sage has managed to create GBACraft, a homebrew Minecraft game for the GBA. The game is obviously very simple compared to normal Minecraft, with only a creative mode and no scenery, but if you want a Minecraft-like Game Boy experience on your GameBoy Advance or Emulator then this is for you!

Here is 3DSage’s video down below:

Ok, so how do you get Minecraft for the advance? Well, it is actually easier to get than you think!

Firstly go to and click on ‘download:’. This will download the Minecraft Advance Game to your computer.

Minecraft on Game Boy Advance
The Download page for Minecraft on Game Boy Advance

Now unzip the file.

Now you have the file, you need to be able to play it. There are two main ways of doing this. You could download VisualBoyAdvance or RetroArch which allow you to easily play GameBoy games on your computer. This will allow you to play the Game Boy version of Minecraft. However, if you want to run it on an actual Game Boy, then you will need to get something like this here. Another good store for getting GameBoy Flash Carts is Game Boy Flash Carts allow you to easily play your own games by uploading them to a MicroSD card to your Game Boy.

Minecraft for the Game Boy Advance free download
Game Boy Advance running Minecraft

So that is how to play Minecraft for Game Boy. Yes, it isn’t the REAL Minecraft, but, amazingly, something like this has been made for the Game Boy! The game works really well and is great to use, you can check out 3DSage’s Video on it here.

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