The worldwide sensation we’ve all heard of, but may not completely comprehend is finally making it’s way onto the Xbox 360 next month; That sensation is of course, Minecraft! Millions of players have already spent a countless number of hours honing their craft on PC, but in just a matter of weeks, Xbox 360 owners will be able to join in on the fun. For those who haven’t played Minecraft before, the game can be very hard to understand on the outside. Lucky for you, the kind folks over at OXM UK have put together an exclusive seven minute feature in which they sit down with the Xbox 360 version of the game and explain the basics. Go ahead, it’s time to stop reading, and start watching. The video should help Minecraft newcomers understand what all of the hype and excitement around the game is all about.
Although Kinect support for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has indeed been promised by the folks at Mojang and 4J, it will not be be enabled when the game initially releases. Instead, the development team will patch the game’s Kinect features in at a later date. For those absolutely dying to try the game out utilizing motion controls, take solace in the fact that Minecraft is a game that receives constant updates, support and patches. We expect that the Xbox 360 version will not be much different in that regard, especially considering the rumors swirling that Microsoft will be bending their own title update rules specifically for Minecraft. Hopefully that means Kinect support isn’t too far down the road! Start planning your outrageous creations now, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition will hit Xbox Live Arcade on May 9th, selling for 1600 Microsoft Points.
Source: OXM UK