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  • Blog Post: Minecraft Update Adds Horses, Fireworks, More To Xbox Versions

    The Xbox versions of Minecraft are getting a significant upgrade today, thanks to a new update. Version 1.6.4 of the game adds a variety of long-awaited features to the game, including horses, stained clay, and fireworks. The video below breaks down the highlights, while also telling a bit of a tragic... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Xbox 360 Saves Will Transfer To Xbox One

    Minecraft is a bona fide phenomenon, and although it may not seem like a big slice of players, those of you looking to continue playing the 360 Edition of the game on an Xbox One will be relieved to hear your save will transfer. Xbox head Phil Spencer recently tweeted: — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3)... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft PS3 Edition Gets Retail Release Date

    The digital download version of Minecraft came out for the PlayStation 3 at the end of last year, and in a little bit the disc-based edition will be hitting brick-and-mortar stores. The game will be on store shelves on May 16, and will include all the features in the Xbox 360 edition , including Update... More
  • Blog Post: Sony's Biggest Stars Get Blocky Today In Minecraft On PS3

    A new update hit the console version of Minecraft last week , but that isn’t the only new addition if you play on the PlayStation 3. Mojang announced on the PlayStation Blog that Minecraft PlayStation 3 edition is receiving new skin and texture packs today. Skin Pack 1 includes a lineup of some... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft 360 Update 9 Adds The End A Day Early

    Developer 4JStudios has announced that the Xbox 360 edition of Minecraft is getting updated a day earlier than anticipated. Title update 9 adds a host of tweaks and fixes in addition to The End, an area that features the boss monster Enderdragon. While the majority of the changes aren't quite as... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft On Xbox 360 Hits Five Million

    Last year was very good for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, and original Minecraft developer Mojang is boasting that the game has sold five million copies. Daniel Kaplan, Mojang's business developer, celebrated the milestone with a tweet : "On the last day of 2012, Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition hit... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft XBLA Receives Title Update 7

    Developer 4J Studios has announced that Title Update 7 is live today. "The End" won't arrive until Title Update 8 goes live, but TU7 isn't without its changes. In addition to brewing and enchanting, a new mushroom biome and nether fortresses have been added. Experience points can also... More
  • Blog Post: Report: "The End" Coming to XBLA Minecraft In Title Update 8

    Although Title Update 7 is next on the list for Minecraft on XBLA, the update following it will bring about "The End," in which you fight a giant Ender Dragon in a barren abyss, according to OXM . Animal breeding, potion brewing, enchantment tables, experience points, the mushroom biome, and... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Knocks Out Call Of Duty On Xbox Live

    All good things come to an end some day. After what seems forever at being #1, the Call of Duty series has finally been overtaken by Minecraft on Xbox Live's activity chart. Earlier this month, it was revealed the game has sold over 4 million copies since launch this year. Below is the top 20 list... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Xbox 360 Tops 4 Million

    The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft continues to sell like hot cakes. 4J Studios announced the game sold 4 million copies to date. "Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has passed 4 million sales! Incredible number, thanks to you all!," the developer said on Twitter . Sales for the game in late August... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Knocks Black Ops Down A Peg On Xbox Live

    The Xbox 360 port of Mojang's Minecraft has been a big hit for the console, selling more than a million copies in less than a week. As it turns out, the folks who downloaded the game actually played it, too. According to the most recent chart of Xbox Live activity, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has... More
  • Blog Post: XBLA Minecraft To Begin With A Beta

    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... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox 360's Minecraft Developer Revealed

    One of the stories out of Microsoft's E3 press conference was that the cult hit was coming to the system with Kinect controls. Now original Minecraft developer Markus "Notch" Persson has revealed the developer, and possibly that the title is coming to XBLA. Scotland's 4J Studios (PS3... More
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