The lights are on
In an interview with Edge Paddy Burns, chief technology officer at 4J Studios, says that Microsoft is aware of the need for more frequent updates for Minecraft.
4J Studios is the developer behind the the translation of Minecraft from PC to Xbox 360 and it is hopeful that Microsoft will work with it to allow updates to Minecraft approximately every two months.
Rolling out updates for the Xbox 360 is a long process, and one that has received complaints from other developers. Ultimately, the process is arduous to assure quality, but if 4J Studios can get Microsoft to streamline the process, I'm sure many other developers would be happy. On the other side though, if Microsoft gives Minecraft special treatment that it doesn't afford other developers, then that could be a problem.
Pending any unforeseen delays, we should be seeing Minecraft for Xbox 360 in late winter or early spring of this year.
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Hopefully they'll have a better track record of regular updates than Notch.
Oh wow, I didn't realize it was so close to release.
I think that's a pretty big "hopefully". I guess we'll have to see how it works out soon enough.
Does anyone know how this will be intergrated with kinect?? Xoxoxo.....xo
I'm going to have to check this game out on the 360...still have never played it
Im so going to get it
Hopefully they figure out a good way to set up the updates. I plan on buying this when it's released on the Xbox 360, so long as it's an arcade game.
I hope it doesn't get delayed. I really want this
Even though I already have Minecraft for PC, I'll still get it for Xbox.
the pc version will always dominate though cause you can bring it everywhere