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Battle Mode is a mini-game for the Legacy Console Editions of Minecraft that is very similar to the popular server game Hunger Games. It was introduced in the Xbox 360 TU36, Xbox One CU25, PlayStation 1.28, Wii U Patch 7, and Nintendo Switch Patch s1 updates.


Battle is a mini-game in Minecraft where players go head-to-head in a premade PvP-style arena. Players must gather weapons, stay alive, and fight other players while following a predetermined set of rules. Four players can play per match if using split-screen on a single console, or 8 players can play per match if playing online. There is also a DLC (Downloadable Content) for $2.99. This DLC adds 3 maps that one can enable if they are hosting their own match.



  1. Cove
  2. Cavern
  3. Crucible

Map Pack 1

  1. Medusa
  2. Lair
  3. Temple
  4. Ruins
  5. Atlantis


  • This game is the console version of "Hunger Games" (not to get confused with the novels and movies), which is a game in which players gather tools from chests in a world and try to kill each other.
  • Battle was the first mini-game added to the console editions, and it was followed by Tumble Mode and Glide.