Minecraft Finally Coming to Wii U, Launches December 17 2015
Well, It looks like the Wii U is late to the Minecraft Party but well I guess better late than never, nevertheless, Wii U fans should rejoice, the super addicting sand-box cube game Minecraft is finally coming to the Wii U on December 17 2015. Nintendo And Mojang are collaborating together to release new content, that means that you’ll have the beloved Nintendo characters as Minecraft Skins to wear with your avatar and other goodies as well.
The game will also feature off-TV play using the Wii U gamepad, however, Mojang hasn’t annouced if the game will use features unique to the gamepad, such as inventory inventory management, a map or building mechanics specifically designed for the gamepad.
The game will come with the following add-on content on launch day:
• Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
• Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
• Natural Texture Pack
• City Texture Pack
• Fantasy Texture Pack
• Festive Mash-up Pack”
“With so many included add-on content packs, Minecraft: Wii U Edition brings an exciting collection of Minecraft content and experiences to Nintendo fans,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President and COO. “Wii U players will have plenty of reasons to keep coming back to this iconic gaming experience.”
In addition to the content that comes with the game, players will also be able to expand their experience with 16 additional add-on packs available for purchase within the Nintendo eShop at launch.
More add-on packs will also be available for the game in the future.”
Full press release – Source