Minecraft will be officially available to purchase on a disc for the first time ever as Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is getting ready to hit retail stores in the United Kingdom on June 28. The game will come with all the content and features currently found in the digital version of the game as well as any future updates and a 48 hour Xbox Live Gold trial code in the box.
The North American release is currently scheduled for June 4 after a recent delay.
For the first time since its launch back in 2009, we’re excited to announce that the multi-record breaking phenomenon, Minecraft, will soon be available to buy in-store on disc across the UK, exclusively for Xbox 360!
From 28th June fans can experience the joy of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition straight from disc and get a taste of Xbox Live Gold using an included free 48-hour subscription! Once connected to Xbox Live everyone can get the very latest Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition content from the ever-changing pixelated world, as well as experience the many other things Live has to offer such as taking favourite games online with friends or watching the latest TV and movies.
This disc version will provide the magic and experience already loved by millions worldwide and give newcomers the thrill to explore, build, and conquer alone, or play with friends via split-screen mode or over Xbox Live*. Including a wealth of new features designed specifically for Xbox 360, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is a whole new way to make imagination a blocktastic reality.
For more information on Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition please visit Xbox.com
Xbox UK Team
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