Microsoft has just confirmed that Minecraft is coming to Xbox 360 this winter Exclusively. hit the jump for more info.
that actually came out of no where
The first thing to surprise me so far. Exclusive kinect game....disappoint. I always fantasized about playing this on the NGP.
I will so get this if it uses controller, has xbox live functionality with maybe texture scanning using kinect
I agree. That was the most random announcement. Everybody expected Halo and Gears. "Oh hey, how bout some Minecraft?"
Bombshell minecraft Halo4
Exclusivly? its also on PC, doesnt make it exclusive. Unless you mean Console Exclusive Also, WHAT? Why is everything about Kinect? 90% of the game show kinect gameplay
I wonder how updates will work for the game.
It's also on Android, and soon to be iOS.
It's on the xperia play, so is it really exclusive?
oh-no! it's exclusive! /clicksonminecrafticonondeskt op
My Linux computer must be emulating Minecraft and using Kinect mods. Maybe I should call Microsoft to inform them someone used 360 code for Linux.
MEGATON ryt here!!!
riiiight... Some people can't appreciate good games :/
What's with the negativity?? For someone like me who doesn't have the ability to host a server for my friends on mine craft we now have Xbox live! AND THAT'S THE BOTTOM LINE COS STONE COLD SAID SO!
i can host a minecraft server on my netbook. petty excuse
Minecraft servers are dirt cheap. Many companies are offering them for a $1 per player, per month. After overloading my outdated computers trying to run a server, I got one from EdgeVPS for me and my son to play on. $2 a month and easy as anything to setup and control. More on topic, I am excited for Xbox fans that will get to check out Minecraft as it's a lot of fun but I cringe at the thought of trying to escape a Creeper using Kinect.
Don't even have to rent a server, can just create a network with your friends using some software.
@tdrules @Elwenil and @betcha my point was that now it will be a lot easier, me and my friends all had Xbox live already and none of us are tech wizards who know how to do "ip port forwarding". I tried making a sever myself and couldn't make it work with bthomehub and I wasn't prepared to pay £1 or however much a month on top of Xbox live. Personally i'm glad I never did as now we can do it over Xbox live. However, i'm bummed that I will have to pay for Minecraft again .
Amazing. This got me excited.
Not much of a PC gamer but I'd rather play it on PC then a console. Oh and this makes that pricks game FortressCraft.......POINTLESS :)
But for how long? And again one of MS's biggest things is keeping something popular and otherwise generally available off one particular competition platform. And the people who beg for vsXIII on the 360 only cheer... :/
well, MS is out of the way. we're not out of the woods yet with whether V.SXIII stays exclusive. here's to hoping though.
I don't understand why you would 'hope' for something to stay exclusive. Do you not want the game to reach a broader audience? Or do you have a major stockhold in Sony>
You have a point, but then again Minecraft is already well established where, as currently still a PS3-only game, the quality of vxXIII could be compromised if the dev team has to shift gears. Got no problem with it being on 360, but I want to see an optimized version on the PS3. And if there's an actual technical issue whcih could make it a better game that could keep it off the 360, then it shouldn't be on the 360.
How long, indeed. MS has played this game before, conveniently leaving the "timed" part out of exclusive announcements.
Thats cool I guess, but what about mods and fun stuff like that, will that be in the 360 version?
Well exclusive this holiday season at least. We will see if it is still exclusive next June. I thought it would be PS3 exclusive due to the rip off versions on XBLA and it is on xperia play as well
Minecraft! Just like on the PC and Mac (and soon iPad and Android), except harder to control! And you probably won't be able to install custom skins! and you'll have to pay for Xbox Live to play it online!
Agreed, like I mentioned above in another comment, imagine trying to get away from a Creeper with Kinect. Ouch.
timed exclusive. they said it themselfs "exclusive console launche debut". ohh its coming to the xperia play
for those that I guess are butt hurt by the word exclusive here is a definition that I believe can better describe it. XBox 360 owners will be able to play this true sandbox game (not some side scrolling crap like little big planet) on their tv with full game invite on their HD TV while you cannot on the PS3. I play this great game on my PC and I will love to play it on my xbox 360 with my xbox live friends with voice chat, party invites and achivements thank you very much. Now stop acting as such butt hurt baby. Do you know how pathetic you sound "but.. butt.. exclusive.. but is on my droid phone..." Get over it. This is good news to those of us who are Minecraft Fans who love the game regardless of where is played.
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