Nintendo Confirms Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition: To Release At The Same Time With Nintendo Switch Console

By Danny Smith , Updated Jan 17, 2017 08:21 PM EST

Nintendo reveals that the acclaimed Minecraft game will definitely come to Nintendo Switch Console. Nintendo challenges players to explore the world of Minecraft to conquer and build a sturdy fortress against monsters of the night. The only limit is the player's imagination.

Nintendo dares Minecraft players to survive the night with an announcement in their official website. Gamers are thrilled as Nintendo confirms that Minecraft will be available in the latest Nintendo Switch Console.

Gamespot says current details about Minecraft's Nintendo Switch repacking is limited as of the moment. Nintendo's official announcement gives certainty that the game will be offered in their newest console. Mincraft's co-developers 4J Studious join in the celebration too by posting a picture on Twitter to celebrate the news.

Minecraft's scheduled appearance in Nintendo Switch is not the game's first time running on a Nintendo console. It can be recalled that the hit game also made its way to Wii U in December of the year 2015. Meanwhile, Telltale's narrative-driven adaption Minecraft: Story Mode has also been confirmed for Nintendo Switch.

The now critically acclaimed Minecraft game was originally launched in the late months of 2011. The original game version was made to run on Personal Computers then. Not long after, Minecraft was also developed to run on PS3, PS Vita, PS4 and Xbox One. Minecraft was also a big hit in mobile.

In September 2014, Minecraft was purchased by Microsoft, paying a whopping $2.5 billion to Minecraft's original developer Mojang.

After the purchase, the Minecraft game franchise has become one of the top performers on Microsoft's gaming division. In fact, Microsoft admits that Minecraft was a good buy since the game was bringing in money as it consistently boosted the company's revenues.

Gamers are thrilled that the prominent game will join in Nintendo's latest Nintendo Switch Console. Share your thoughts below.

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