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Minecraft for the Xbox One is a £4 upgrade

As long as you have it for the Xbox 360
Wed Sep 03 2014, 14:34

BLOCKBUSTER BLOCKY BUILDING GAME Minecraft is coming to the Xbox One on Friday 5 September, and will be available for £3.99.

The low price is available to people who have already made friends with Steve and the creepers on the Xbox One's baby brother, the Xbox 360. If you have not already invested in Notch's DIY world, you will have to part with £15.99. You are also going to want to be over seven years of age and have a decent amount of time to spare.

Xbox One Minecraft has lands that are significantly larger than the ones that came before, and Microsoft said that they are up to 36 times the previous size.

Upgraders can port their old worlds over, and we know that some people put a lot of effort into their creations, and content like add-ons will also follow you.

The Xbox 360 release came out in the summer of 2012, and by April it had moved over 12 million units.

At that time, in an interview with the Xbox news wire, the firm said that it had expected to sell only one million copies.

Mojang's Daniel Kaplan told the Microsoft news service that if there was one thing that gamers always ask for it is "bigger worlds". Kaplan added, "Luckily, on Xbox One, that's not an issue."

Minecraft was due to get support for the Oculus Rift headset, but that isn't happening any more. Notch, the man behind Minecraft, pulled out after Facebook embraced the headset firm and bought it. µ


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