Get Minecraft: Education Edition with Windows 10 device promotion

Applies to:

  • Windows 10

For qualifying customers, receive a one-year, single-user subscription for Minecraft: Education Edition for each Windows 10 device you purchase for your K-12 school. You’ll need your invoice or receipt, so be sure to keep track of that. For more information including terms of use, see Minecraft: Education Edition promotion.


  • Qualified Educational Users in K-12 education institutions
  • Windows 10 devices purchased from May 2, 2017 - January 31, 2018
  • Redeem Minecraft: Education Edition licenses from July 1, 2017 - March 17, 2018
  • Microsoft Store for Education admin must submit request for Minecraft: Education Edition licenses
  • Proof of device purchase is required (invoice required)

Full details available at Minecraft: Education Edition promotion.

Redeem Minecraft: Education Edition licenses

Redeeming your licenses takes just a few steps:

  • Visit the device promotion page
  • Submit a device purchase statement
  • Provide proof of your device purchase

After that, we’ll add the appropriate number of Minecraft: Education Edition licenses to your product inventory in Microsoft Store for Education as Minecraft: Education Edition [subscription].

To redeem Minecraft: Education Edition licenses

  1. Visit Minecraft: Education Edition and Windows 10 device promotion in Microsoft Store for Education.

    Minecraft: Education Edition page in Microsoft Store for Education.

  2. Sign in to Microsoft Store for Education using a school account. If you don’t have one, we’ll help you set one up.

    If you're already signed in to Microsoft Store for Education, the device special offer is available on Benefits.
    Click Manage, Benefits, and then click Minecraft: Education Edition Device Promotion.

  3. On Minecraft Windows 10 device special offer, click Submit a device purchase.

    Windows 10 device special offer page for Minecraft: Education Edition. Submit a device purchase is highlighted to show customers how to submit info about the devices you purchased.

  4. Provide info for Proof of Purchase. Be sure to include a .pdf or .jpg of your invoice, and then click Next.


    Your one-year subscription starts when you submit your proof-of-purchase info. Be sure to submit your request when you'll be using licenses in the classroom.

    Proof of purchase page with Invoice area highlighted.

  5. Accept the Promotion Terms of use, and then click Submit.

    Success look like this!

    Proof of purchase page with Invoice area highlighted.

  6. Click Actions and then click Manage to go to the management page for Minecraft: Education Edition and distribute licenses.

Distribute Minecraft: Education Edition licenses

Teachers or admins can distribute the licenses: