Minecraft Comes Exclusively to Xbox LIVE Spring 2012

IGN: "Notch has confirmed on Twitter that the console version of Minecraft will be an Xbox 360 exclusive. Minecraft was announced for Xbox 360 back at E3, but no release information was confirmed. Mojang has now revealed that the game is headed to Xbox LIVE Arcade in Spring of 2012."

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fluffydelusions2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

They originally said holiday 2011. Guess it got pushed back.

Dovahkiin2190d ago

Just realised that before too, guess it needs polishing.

Blackdeath_6632190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

it needs more than just a polishing and a lot of it too... (InMyOpinion)

MaxXAttaxX2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

Does that mean the PC version never exited?

Just like Mass Effect and BioShock huh, lol.

Laxman2190d ago


Aside from stealing a good name and making metalheads look ignorant, if you actually read the article, you would see the words "Micecraft on consoles is Xbox 360 exclusive".

MaxXAttaxX2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

Ignorant? I am aware of what the article says.

My first comment ended with "/s" which means sarcasm. Poking fun at the title.

My second statement draws from a history of PC games claimed as 360 exclusive on consoles, but turning up on PS3 just months later.

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EchozProdigy2190d ago

Cant wait its gonna be awesome but I wish the ps3 would also get it.

egidem2190d ago

It eventually will come to the PS3, just a matter of waiting for the timed exclusivity to end. The same thing happened with Limbo, if I remember correctly.

I wonder if Microsoft will allow people on the PC version to play with the Xbox version...

Convas2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and Minecraft XBLA, two absolute MUST BUYS for Spring 2012 for Xbox 360.

Laxman2190d ago

How can people really disagree that those games are worth playing? My guess is its PS3 fanboys who are annoyed that they dont get either, but no matter which console you prefer, people should still be able to agree on the fact that both of those titles will be great, and like you said, must haves for the Xbox 360.

Lyr1c2190d ago

Why do you automatically assume it's fanboys?

It just makes you look insecure.

It could just as easily have been people who disliked both or either of the games he mentioned.

xAlmostPro2190d ago

Why must it be fanoys?..

Maybe people have different opinions about those games than you.

PixL2190d ago

Exclusive title also available on PC and Android phones. How stupid can you make yourself look, Microsoft liars?

Yodagamer2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

they obviously mean its a console exclusive

egidem2190d ago

They would've said that already. They also said the same thing about Mass Effect 1, but went ahead and released it on PC.

I'm curious about how much it will cost though. The PC version would be the ultimate choice over the Xbox version, unless you don't own a PC at all or all your friends happen to be on the 360.

MaxXAttaxX2190d ago

A game that's "console exclusive" would not be on PC.
So it's still the wrong description.

Godmars2902190d ago

Its about which system its not on.

If it was on everything else, the Wii, the 3DS or even the PSP yet still be on the PS3, someone in their PR department would still call it "exclusive."

tickticktick2190d ago (Edited 2190d ago )

I guess that's probably why they said "console exclusive" and not exclusive.

That ^ is what happens when you just read the title. Same for below.

"Notch has confirmed on Twitter that the console version of Minecraft will be an Xbox 360 exclusive."

PixL2190d ago

It's also available on Xperia Play, a console with built-in GSM module. So that's still a lie.

guigsy2190d ago

1. The post quite clearly says "Minecraft on consoles is Xbox 360 exclusive".

2. It wasn't Microsoft that said it, it was the creator of Minecraft.

How stupid can YOU make youself look, PixL?

Solidus187-SCMilk2190d ago

even just reading the little blurb you can read where it sad that NOTCH said this NOT MS, and that it clearly says "the CONSOLE version of minecraft will be xbox 360 exclusive."

MEANS THERE IS NO PS3/Wii VERSION. Im guessing you read that and understand what it meant, you just got butthurt and proceeded to make a dumb comment anyways.

Its just mincraft, its not like you cant play the PC version.

Laxman2190d ago

Geez, whats with you PC people not reading the actual article?!


They are not saying Xbox is the only machine with it! They are only saying its the only console with it!

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isarai2190d ago

Well it's not exactly exclusive if it's on PC now is it?

Solidus187-SCMilk2190d ago

thats why notch said "console version of minecraft is xbox 360 exclusive."

PC is not exactly a console now is it?

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