Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go
After teasing the announcement throughout its Construct 2019 keynote, Microsoft has formally introduced Minecraft Earth, a brand new augmented actuality (AR) recreation within the model of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android gadgets.
The announcement was made right this moment – on the sport’s 10-year anniversary – and Microsoft says that Minecraft Earth will go into beta this summer season (June – August) with pre-registration accessible now on Minecraft Earth’s website.
What makes Minecraft Earth completely different from the opposite AR video games like Pokemon Go or Harry Potter Wizards Unite is that, as an alternative of amassing or battling iconic monsters, Minecraft Earth is placing a heavy emphasis on collaborative constructing – i.e. the factor that made Minecraft so well-known within the first place.
In line with early particulars on the sport, gamers will accumulate assets whereas strolling round their neighborhoods which might then be utilized in both small-scale development initiatives with associates or life-size collaborations with anybody else in your neighborhood.
Whereas the muse of the sport appears to be set across the development side, there may even be a survival side to the sport the place you must fend off creeps, and a cultivation system the place mobs (Minecraft’s time period for animals) might be crossbred to create new creatures for both your public or non-public creations.
Minecraft Earth can be free-to-play and, in line with its pithy FAQ, Microsoft doesn’t plan on implementing any kind of loot field system for the sport – although we count on there to be some type of micro-transactions someday down the highway. Take a look at the primary trailer for the sport beneath.
- Will we see Minecraft Earth at E3 2019? Solely time will inform…