5 free Games Like Minecraft on iOS and Android

There are many games on android and iOS that are similar to Minecraft. If you like the original, here are 5 free games like Minecraft you can try.

Minecraft game has become a worldwide phenomenon, and it’s easy to see why. It’s a sandbox-style game that was developed by Swedish video game developer Mojang Studios and was designed by Markus Persson.

Since its release in 2011 for pc, Minecraft has been ported for consoles and even mobile devices. The only issue is, Minecraft is not free. You will have to pay $7.49 if you want to enjoy Minecraft on your android or iOS device.

Now, to be fair considering it is a one-time payment the price is phenomenal. But we also understand that not everyone wants to spend cash on a game. So, in this article, we will explore 5 best free games that are just like Minecraft for Android and iOS

List of Games like Minecraft



Minetest is one of the best Minecraft alternatives on android. Although maybe not as popular as some other games on the list – Minetest is truly a free game. No download cost, even no ads!

The game source code is freely available for anyone to tweak.

But that doesn’t mean the game is crappy. It has almost everything Minecraft has to offer with full support for single and multiplayer modes. So, you can enjoy the game alone or with friends. Collect, build and explore the infinite world of Minetest.

The game is developed by independent developers who update it regularly adding new things every once in a while. Minetest is only 13 MB in size and it can run fine on almost all phones.

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WorldCraft: 3D Block Craft

WorldCraft: 3D Block craft is another popular mobile game that is just like Minecraft. The game has over 10 Million Downloads with a rating of 4.0 on google play.

Much like Minecraft in WorldCraft: 3D Block Craft you can mine resources, build and explore the mini-worlds created by other players to your heart’s content alone or with your friends.

There are tons of food, armor, block, and item recipes to try out. WorldCraft: 3D also has an infinite survival mode where you will have to fight mobs to survive.

The only issue with the game is that although it is free to download you will be bombarded with ads and it has in-app purchases as well. However, it is still better than many free games out there. 

WorldCraft: 3D Block Craft is 102MB in size and the game downloads some additional content too. There is also a paid version where you won’t see any ads but you will have to pay $0.99. The price is even lower in countries like India (15 Rs). Give it a try!

MultiCraft — Build and Mine!

Third, on our list is MultiCraft — Build and Mine. It is another Minecraft look-alike with a ton of similarities. Be it the same blocky design or game modes.

Destroy blocks to harvest material and use them to create new items. Build weapons and take on monsters and wild animals in survival mode or build your dreamland in the creative mode. There is always something for everyone.

And if you are more of a social person there are multiplayer servers where you can hang out with your buddies.

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MultiCraft has more than 10 million downloads in Google play with a 4.2-star rating. The game is free to play but most free-to-play games these days contain in-app purchases and occasional ads.

Exploration Craft 3D

As the name suggests Exploration Craft 3D is all about exploring and building. It is a Sandbox open world game where you are free to do whatever you want.

Craft your world alone in single-player mode or jam with your friends in multiplayer. Explore the huge map, ride dragons, build bases, fight other players and collect resources. You can do it all!

Exploration craft has been downloaded more than 10 Million times from google play store with an overall rating of 4.3 stars. The game is free to play with in-app purchases and ads and is available on both iOS and Android.

The Blockheads

Blockheads is hands down one of the best free Minecraft alternatives for available on iOS and android. The reason this game is at the end of our list is that it is no longer available on google play.

It is a 2D, side-scrolling block-based sandbox game that makes it unique and easy to play on a touch screen device. It is a huge survival, exploration, and creation game with endless possibilities.

You can play offline in single-player or easily create and join online worlds to play with your family and friends. You can also explore thousands of unique worlds created and hosted by other players too.

Start with almost nothing and explore build and trade your path to the top.

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You can find The Blockhead on Apple AppStore. However, if you are on android, you will have to sideload it.


So these were a few great free Minecraft alternatives for iOS and Android. Do let us know what you think about the article. Have you played any of them?

Also, do you know any better games that should be a part of our list? The comments section is open for you! 

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