The new Minecraft launcher has been teased since 2015, but recent news has revealed that it has now begun rolling out to players across the world. So what’s it all about? How do you get the new launcher? What has changed and what do you have to look forward to? Well, let’s find out! Let this be your guide to the new Minecraft launcher, as sourced from core developers, enthusiasts and my own usage.
This article is the first in a series on installing popular 1.11.2 Mods approved on Empire Minecraft and related topics such as profiles, the launcher, Java and modloaders. We will first cover profiles as they are the foundation of mod and modloader installations, while the Minecraft launcher is where they are managed.
The Launcher and Profiles
The first thing you will see when you start Minecraft is the launcher, where you can choose a profile and play with it or create and manage all your profiles. A profile contains the settings used by a Minecraft session. such as the version, mods contained within it and Java instructions.