How to play Minecraft using cross-platform with other friends

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Play Minecraft using cross-platform with friends using Hamachi

What is the Hamachi app and what is it for? Well, basically it's an application that allows you to create a personal network with your IP. This created network can be added to more people as long as they have an IP, to which they must connect.

To begin with, you need to keep an important fact in mind. All your friends must have the same version of Minecraft, because if someone has a different version they won't be able to join your world.



The first thing we will do is download the Hamachi program and then install it on our computer. To do this we run it as an administrator and then follow the standard installation steps.

We run the program and proceed with the configuration. As a recommendation, the person who created the world will be what is known as the Hoster, which is why it is recommended that the person who has a good computer you create the world .

Having said that, we will configure Hamachi, for that follow these steps: the first thing is to open the program, then we connect by registering in the application or by entering an account we have previously.

From here we have an option for create a new network or join an existing one. If we are the creators, we must invite our friends to join our created network.

Because we are all connected to the same Hamachi network, we can now play Minecraft in multiplayer mode. Let's open Minecraft and look for the multiplayer option.

So we invite our friends who they provide the guest of the world in so they can join us and start a group adventure. Now, if you have PS4, XboxOne or a mobile phone, how can you play cross-platform minecraft with your friends?



Another option to play Minecraft

Of course we know that you would like to know how to play with friends without having Hamachi, there is a method by which we can play Minecraft with our friends without being premium whatever platform or console they have. It is a very effective and easy method.

This is only possible for everyone who has the Minecraft version "Bedrock" this is generally applicable on consoles like Ps4, XboxOne and mobile devices like Android or iOS.

As for the pc you have to check which version you have. To view this information, it is easily displayed on the home screen above the play button. It should say something like Java Edition.

Clarified this, let's go through the steps and the first thing we need to keep in mind is that everyone who wants to connect must have the same version (for example, the version v 1.14.60).

When we run the game, an option will appear on the main screen at the bottom left that says sign in with the Microsoft account.


We have to do it and then a " Nick name ". With that name is that we can locate our friend throughout the Minecraft platform to play together.

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Many discuss whether it is better to play on PC or console, but if you decide to use consoles like Ps4 and XboxOne you need to have active the online service and also an internet connection. To play with friends we will click play and create a world.


If we have already created one, what we need to do before opening the world is to click on the pencil symbol which is on the right side of the world, then in multiplayer and activate the option multiplayer.

So what we need to do is enter the world and start inviting our friends using their Microsoft registration nickname. It's very quick and easy, don't you think? If you enjoyed this article, please leave us your comment and share this information with your friends.

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