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Nov
20
2011

Minecraft Xbox 360 details from MineCon

Coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade in Spring 2012, “Minecraft” for Xbox 360 will bring the global phenomenon to console gamers for the first time. “Minecraft” for PC has sold nearly four million copies during its alpha and beta phases – and MineCon has marked the official launch of the PC version 1.0!

What Is “Minecraft”?

Built by independent game developer Markus “Notch” Persson and his company Mojang, “Minecraft” is a game based on limitless creativity and building in a three dimensional sandbox world. While still in its alpha and beta phases on PC, “Minecraft” amassed a wide following and became an international phenomenon selling over 4 million copies. The addictive building game is currently available on PC, is under development for mobile devices and coming to consoles exclusively for Xbox 360!

Coming to Xbox 360!

The infinite possibilities in “Minecraft” just got bigger. Coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade in Spring 2012, “Minecraft” on Xbox 360 will bring the global phenomenon to console gamers for the first time. The Xbox LIVE Arcade version of the game features an innovative new crafting interface, natural controller movements and interaction through multiplayer gameplay on Xbox LIVE* – all from the comfort of your living room. “Minecraft” on Xbox 360 will also be supported by Kinect next year. 

A New Way to Build.

The new crafting interface in “Minecraft” on Xbox 360 delivers a completely new way to build “Minecraft” worlds where your imagination is the only limit. A streamlined interface opens at the press of a button, and players can choose from several categories of items to create. “Minecraft” on Xbox 360 explains what each object is, what it does and what is required for building so players new to the world of “Minecraft” can get into the action right away. “Minecraft” on Xbox 360 removes the barriers between you and your creativity!

For more details and to see the press release, please visit Mojang’s website at www.mojang.com, or the Minecraft site at www.minecraft.net.

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