How many people play Minecraft in 2022?

How many of you are mining blocks?

Minecraft is the most popular crafting/survival game ever made in the entire history of gaming. Since its commercial release in 2011, the game has continued to garner players each year due to multiple ports on various platforms and doubled its user attraction during the height of the pandemic. As of 2022, Minecraft has a monthly average player count of 175 million players, according to the popular game statistics website ActivePlayers

The above number is an estimation based on all the platforms and the various editions of the game. 

  • Minecraft Classic
  • Minecraft: Java Edition
  • Minecraft for Windows 
  • Minecraft for Mobile Devices 
  • Minecraft for Xbox
  • Minecraft for Nintendo Switch  
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition
  • Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
  • Minecraft: PS4 Edition
  • Minecraft: PS3 Edition 
  • Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
  • Minecraft: Wii U Edition 
  • Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition
  • Minecraft: China Version
  • Minecraft: Education Edition 
  • Minecraft: PI Edition 

Related: How to Tame a fox in Minecraft (2022)

Minecraft Player Count Over the Years

YearAverage Monthly Player Count
201993 Million
2020126 Million
2021141 Million
2022175 Million
Data via

Is Minecraft a dead game in 2022?

As you can see from the above stats, Minecraft is light years away from being deficient in attracting players. The game continues to grow in popularity each year with new updates and gameplay features that mainly capture the attention of Young Gamers who are nascent in the gaming hemisphere. 

For more on Minecraft, check out How to make a Balloon in Minecraft or Minecraft Woodland Mansion Seeds 1.19 & 1.18 (August 2022).

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About the Author

Howdy Folks! My name is Andrew, and I have been playing games for decades and only just started writing about them. My personal favorites are ARPGs and C&C style RTS games. I also specialize in writing guides for a lot of popular RPGs.

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