Minecraft Earth takes the unique sport and blends it with Pokemon Go

After teasing the announcement throughout its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has formally introduced Minecraft Earth, a brand new augmented actuality (AR) sport within the model of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android gadgets. 

The announcement was made at present – 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 accumulating 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. 

According to early particulars on the sport, gamers will gather sources whereas strolling round their neighborhoods which may then be utilized in both small-scale building tasks with mates or life-size collaborations with anybody else in your neighborhood. 

While the muse of the sport appears to be set across the building facet, there may even be a survival facet to the sport the place it’s a must to fend off creeps, and a cultivation system the place mobs (Minecraft’s time period for animals) may be crossbred to create new creatures for both your public or personal creations.

Minecraft Earth can be free-to-play and, in line with its pithy FAQ, Microsoft doesn’t plan on implementing any form of loot field system for the sport – although we count on there to be some type of micro-transactions someday down the highway. Check out the primary trailer for the sport beneath. 

  • Will we see Minecraft Earth at E3 2019? Only time will inform…

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