Install Minecraft Bedrock on Nintendo Switch
Unofficial launcher for Minecraft Bedrock edition
NOTE: For better performance and smooth FPS, we recommend an older Bedrock version like 1.16.40 as it doesn't contain renderdragon or RTX code.
∙ Sign in with a Google Play account with Minecraft purchased
∙ Active comunity to ask for help
∙ FPS Counter mod
∙ And much more!
To run: Menu -> Games -> Minecraft Bedrock Launcher
To run in a terminal: GALLIUM_HUD=simple,fps /opt/MCBedrock.AppImage
Fortunately, Minecraft Bedrock is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Minecraft Bedrock.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Minecraft Bedrock will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Install Minecraft Bedrock
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Minecraft Bedrock.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Games category.
Now scroll down to find Minecraft Bedrock in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Minecraft Bedrock for you!
Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at https://pi-apps.io