Minecraft Dungeons has been delayed due to “the current state of the world”, the dungeon crawler game by Mojang and Xbox Game Studios will now release for Xbox One, PC, PS4, and Switch on May 26, 2020.
As you all know, we initially planned to release Minecraft Dungeons by the end of April. However, due to the current state of the world, this was no longer possible, as we wanted to guarantee the health and safety of our teams, and empower them to deliver the best possible experience to you, our players. We hope you’ll find it was worth the wait.
Gather your friends and gear up for adventure: Minecraft Dungeons is coming out May 26th on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass! Pre-order your copy now:
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Mojang announced Minecraft Dungeons for PC during Minecon Earth 2018, console versions were announced in last year, developer developer and publisher Double Eleven announced back in September 2019, their ongoing partnership with Mojang on the development of the console ports of Minecraft Dungeons. Mojang also revealed more details about the game, the game will feature cross-platform multiplayer option via an upcoming patch. Players will be able to team up with three player in local and online co-op modes.
Here is an overview of the game, via Mojang:
Fight your way through an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers and set in the Minecraft universe! Coming to PC in 2019.
Brave the dungeons alone, or team up with friends! Up to four players can battle together through action-packed, treasure-stuffed, wildly varied levels, all in an epic quest to save the villagers and take down the evil Arch-Illager!
Discover new weapons and items that will help you defeat a ruthless swarm of new-and-nasty mobs. Fight or flee through canyons, swamps and – of course – mines! Any adventurer brave or foolish enough (or a bit-of-both!) to explore this blocky and beautiful world will need to come prepared.
Double Eleven’s role in the development of Minecraft Dungeons is also focused around content creation and helping Mojang develop the game’s underlying online and multiplayer systems.