By August 16, 2011

Minecraft Pocket Edition arrives exclusively on Xperia PLAY


Attention gamers! Sony Ericsson today announces that PC gaming sensation Minecraft will be arriving on 16th August exclusively to the Xperia  PLAY, Sony Ericsson’s flagship smartphone gaming device.

The Pocket Edition of the game has been fully optimized for the world’s first PlayStation certified smartphone, allowing gamers to take control using the slide out gaming pad and ecosystem.

Indie developer Mojang has set the industry alight with Minecraft, as the most downloaded paid-for independent PC game of all time. Winning critics and fans over with its clever and addictive gameplay, the title boasts more than 11 million registered users and more than 50,000 new players joining every day. Minecraft is one of the fastest growing game franchises in history, boasting such popularity while still only offered in Beta with constant updates and feature additions.

The Pocket Edition of Minecraft will also be updated regularly with new features. Mojang have stated it is treating game development as a service; ensuring players always have the best possible gaming experience.

Capturing the core features and gameplay of the PC version in Beta, the highly anticipated Minecraft Android OS gaming app is focused on creativity and building, allowing players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D world. Optimized for Xperia PLAY, the app provides a truly immersive experience for players enabling them to navigate the game using the Xperia PLAY’s gamepad featuring the iconic PlayStation® keys and buttons.

The price on launch of Minecraft Pocket Edition on 16th August will be £4.26


Posted by: James

Posted in: Phones

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