hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Minecraft leaves beta, gets a funny XBLA trailer

Nov 18 // Jordan Devore
   @DtoidJordan

It's been a long time coming for Minecraft, but some four million purchases later, the game has exited its extended beta phase. Version 1.0.0 is out! So long, annoying text from the top-left corner. Go start a fight with a dragon, why don't you?

The Xbox Live Arcade version, currently playable at MineCon in Las Vegas, is still on the way. A handful of screenshots, including some that show a revamped user interface, were sent our way. Better yet, there's a humorous trailer even non-fans will likely enjoy.

Rounding out this news is the recent release of Minecraft - Pocket Edition for iOS. Despite costing $6.99 and not having some features we've come to expect, it'll sell very well.

Photo Gallery:   (you can use your arrow keys)



 Reblog (or) Blog Reply




Jordan Devore, Managing Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure DtoidJordan Tips
Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.
advertisement:


destructoid's previous coverage:
Minecraft


  Apr 22

Australia is letting kids design a real park in Minecraft

Look out for giant sky stairs to nowhere Australia


  Apr 20

Mojang took two years to address Minecraft security flaw, says programmer

But it's okay - they fixed other "arguably worse" ones too!


  Jan 14

Username changes coming to Minecraft

I can now change my username from DudeBroBlazeKing


  Sep 18

Physical release of Minecraft PS4 drops October 7

It's already out digitally, if you hadn't heard


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!





Back to Top