How to Change From Steve to Alex in Minecraft and Vice Versa
Steve and Alex are the two protagonists in Minecraft and they represent male and female players respectively. Steve has been available since the launch days of Minecraft while Alex was a character that was randomly assigned to players. In 2015, Mojang made a change that allowed players to choose either character as a means of making the game feel more inclusive for its audience. If you want to change from Steve to Alex or vice versa, here’s how you can do it.
How to change from Alex to Steve in Minecraft?
Go to your Minecraft on Minecraft.net and set the first dropdown box to "Classic (Steve)". You can get the default Steve skin by clicking on "Reset skin" and upload another skin if you choose to later on.
How to change from Steve to Alex in Minecraft?
Go to your Minecraft on Minecraft.net and set the first dropdown box to "Slim (Alex)". You can get the default Alex skin by clicking on "Reset skin" and upload another skin if you choose to later on.
The blocky shape might give the characters a masculine look but the developers did not want players to make decisions about gender in a gender-less game. Regardless, Steve and Alex have masculine and feminine visual traits respectively that differentiate them from each other outside of their color schemes.
You can change from one gender to another whenever you want and you will not lose your save progress. There are also no gameplay implications of choosing one gender or another and you have the freedom to change anytime.
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