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Minecraft arrives on Wii U on December 17

Mojang’s Minecraft launches worldwide on Nintendo’s Wii U home console on December 17. Minecraft: Wii U Edition comes with multiple add-on content packs, and will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. Nintendo and Mojang are also collaborating on new content for Nintendo fans to be released at a future date.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition will feature off-TV play, so players can keep their games going on the screen of the Wii U GamePad controller if another family member wants to watch something else on TV. 

The game also comes with some of the most popular current Minecraft add-on content packs including:

Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
Natural Texture Pack
City Texture Pack
Fantasy Texture Pack
Festive Mash-up Pack

In addition to the content that comes with the game, players will also be able to expand their experience with 16 additional add-on packs available for purchase within the Nintendo eShop at launch:

Festive Skin Pack
The Simpsons Skin Pack
Doctor Who Skins Volume 1
Doctor Who Skins Volume 2
Star Wars Classic Skin Pack
Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack
Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack
Mass Effect Mash-up Pack
Skyrim Mash-up Pack
Plastic Texture Pack
Candy Texture Pack
Cartoon Texture Pack
Steampunk Texture Pack
Pattern Texture Pack
Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack
Halloween 2015 Mash-up Pack

More add-on packs will also be available for the game in the future.

Edited On 07 Dec, 2015

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Turniplord 11 months ago
About time!
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PHILIP 11 months ago
A bit late my kids love minecraft but have moved onto other consoles now.
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Turniplord 11 months ago
I would get it - but at 30 dollars (so about 17 quid) it seems a bit too much :/

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