The lights are on
In an excellent interview with Develop, Mojang's Markus "Notch" Persson and Daniel Kaplan shed new light on Minecraft's forthcoming launch on Xbox Live Arcade. Persson says "the way we’re going to do it is similar to how we did Minecraft on the
PC. So we’ll do a beta version first or something like that and then try
to get feedback – find out which parts are actually fun to do, what do
you like doing when playing on the console as opposed to the PC. I think
there will be a big overlap in terms of both console and PC players,
and they can help us figure it out."
Kaplan added that mods will not be included in the Xbox 360 version, and updates will not be as fast due to the extensive testing that must be done to not "break the Xbox system." For more info on the Xbox 360, PC, and Android versions, check out Develop's interview.
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sweet i like mineraft a lot so this is cool news
Wonder when it'll be
Its a shame that 360 owners will be getting an inferior version, but deep down I guess we all kind of expected that.
I'm not really a fan of the game, but this is cool for those who want it.
I love Minecraft and this is one of the reasons I will be picking up a new 360 but I probably won't play it a whole lot compared to my PC version simply because I love using different textures and mods for various things.