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Minecraft Dungeons, the previously announced spin-off of Mojang’s immensely popular sandbox survival game, will be out on PC and consoles in spring 2020, Microsoft announced during its E3 2019 press conference.

A gameplay trailer showed off our first real look at the game, which appears to meld the blocky environments of Minecraft with simple top-down combat reminiscent of dungeon crawlers like Diablo.

The environments and enemy types on display in the trailer look quite varied and imaginative, and it appears there will be some substantial role-playing elements in the form of inventory management and loot.

Dungeons had previously been announced only for PC. This new trailer says it will also be coming to “consoles,” implying it may arrive on platforms other than Xbox. The Switch seems like an obvious contender, given Microsoft’s increasing close relationship with Nintendo. Additionally, Microsoft confirmed that Dungeons will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch.

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Josh picked up a controller when he was 3 years old—and he hasn’t looked back since. This has made him particularly vulnerable to attacks from behind. He joined EGM as an intern following a brief-but-storied career on a number of small gaming blogs across the Internet. Find him on Twitter @jorshy

Minecraft Dungeons release window announced, gameplay revealed

Minecraft Dungeons, the previously announced spin-off of Mojang's immensely popular sandbox survival game, will be out on PC and consoles in spring 2020, Microsoft announced during its E3 2019 press conference.

By Josh Harmon | 06/9/2019 01:21 PM PT

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Minecraft Dungeons, the previously announced spin-off of Mojang’s immensely popular sandbox survival game, will be out on PC and consoles in spring 2020, Microsoft announced during its E3 2019 press conference.

A gameplay trailer showed off our first real look at the game, which appears to meld the blocky environments of Minecraft with simple top-down combat reminiscent of dungeon crawlers like Diablo.

The environments and enemy types on display in the trailer look quite varied and imaginative, and it appears there will be some substantial role-playing elements in the form of inventory management and loot.

Dungeons had previously been announced only for PC. This new trailer says it will also be coming to “consoles,” implying it may arrive on platforms other than Xbox. The Switch seems like an obvious contender, given Microsoft’s increasing close relationship with Nintendo. Additionally, Microsoft confirmed that Dungeons will be available on Xbox Game Pass at launch.

Read More


About Josh Harmon

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Josh picked up a controller when he was 3 years old—and he hasn’t looked back since. This has made him particularly vulnerable to attacks from behind. He joined EGM as an intern following a brief-but-storied career on a number of small gaming blogs across the Internet. Find him on Twitter @jorshy