The Minecraft RTX beta has been released since April 16th, 2020. It is not easy to use it as you expected. If you don’t know how to turn on ray tracing Minecraft, you come to the right place. In this MiniTool post, we will show you how to turn on RTX Minecraft.
The Minecraft RTX beta has been released for a period. Perhaps, you have been waiting for it for a long time. How to turn on ray tracing Minecraft or how to activate RTX on Minecraft? You might ask these questions. To help you out, we make this guide and we hope it can help you do the things you want to do.
Before turning on ray tracing Minecraft, you should go to check whether you have met the minimum system requirements:
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, or better
- CPU: Intel Core i5, or equivalent, or better
- RAM: 8GB, or more
- Storage: 2GB (Game, plus all worlds and resource packs)
- Operating System: Windows 10, 63-bit
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How to Turn on Ray Tracing Minecraft? We divide the whole process into 4 sections.
How to Turn on RTX Minecraft?
- Install Xbox Insider Hub
- Sign up for the Minecraft RTX beta
- Download resources
- Create your RTX world on Minecraft
Step 1: Install Xbox Insider Hub
The current update is in beta. If you want to turn on RTX on Minecraft, you need to be a beta tester beforehand. So, the first thing you need to do is to install Xbox Insider Hub.
Since it is a beta version and testing the new features might corrupt your Minecraft, you’d better back up all your Minecraft worlds before installing Xbox Insider Hub.
Then, you can follow this guide to install Xbox Insider Hub:
- Go to Microsoft Store.
- Search for Xbox Insider Hub.
- Click Get to download and install Xbox Insider Hub on your computer.
- Click Launch and then sign in with your account.
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Step 2: Sign up for the Minecraft RTX Beta
- Open Xbox Insider Hub.
- Go to Insider content > Minecraft > Manage.
- Click the radial button that is next to Minecraft for Windows 10 RTX Beta.
- Click Done.
Then, you can launch Minecraft and wait until the update notification pops up.
Here, you should know that not all Minecraft versions can get the Minecraft RTX treatment. You need either the Bedrock Edition or Minecraft for Windows 10.
Step 3: Download Resources
- Launch Minecraft.
- Go to Marketplace > Worlds > All Worlds.
- Search for RTX and then select the world you want to get to download it.
Step 4: Create Your RTX World on Minecraft
You can free download and roam these worlds. But, unfortunately, you are not allowed to directly create your own Minecraft RTX world just yet. You need to do the job by downloading the resource packs that are provided by NVIDIA.
NVIDIA has an official page that introduce Minecraft with RTX. You can read this page to get more information about RTX Minecraft and how to create your RTX world on Minecraft: Minecraft with RTX PBR Texturing Guide.
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Now, you should know how to turn on ray tracing Minecraft. We hope this post can help you solve the issue you are facing. Should you have any related issues, you can let us know in the comment.