Are you a gaming freak right from your childhood?
If yes, you would have indeed played Minecraft quite often. For you, we have a good news. Minecraft is being brought to Xbox Game Pass by Microsoft.
If your answer is no, here is all you need to know about Minecraft.
What is Minecraft?
Minecraft is a sandbox video game created by Markus Persson, also known as Notch. It was released by Mojang in 2011.
This game allows the player to build with a variety of different blocks in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the game include exploration, resource collecting, crafting, and combat. In other words, this game allows its players to discover limitless ways of playing and creating things one can imagine.
In this game you also are able to build anything you think of, explore your own unique world and interact with various other creatures.
The Different Play Modes
It has a lot of game play modes available. The survival mode allows one explore an infinite world, mine blocks of resources, craft tools and devices, and finally build whatever is in your head.
If you just want to experience unbridled creativity jump into the creative mode. This mode all the blocks are immediately available to build with.
The Second Best Video Game
Minecraft took the world by storm with the help of its open-ended design. Since its release, it has attracted over 91 million active players of all age groups from almost every country in the world. After Tetris, Minecraft is reportedly the second best video game.
Therefore, probably it is not a surprise that Minecraft is landing on the pass.
Over the years, the original Java version for Pcs has been expanded to mobile and consoles creating a true cross-platform support. It has been ported to practically every platform one can think of.
Minecraft on Xbox Game Pass Today!
Today, on April 4, Microsoft brings Minecraft to the subscription based streaming service Xbox Game Pass. The game supports cross-play, so Xbox One users can now play this game with their friends on Nintendo switch and other devices.
The software is being released as part of the monthly Xbox Game Pass subscription, adding on to the more than hundred games that Xbox users can access. If you still haven’t tried Xbox Game Pass, go get your first month subscription for $1.
Xbox Game Pass players, via the Minecraft Marketplace, will get access to the full game and its huge library of downloadable content. Moreover, they will also get free updates like the other versions, including the upcoming village and pillage patch which is all set to arrive later this spring.
In the recent months, Microsoft has been aggressively pushing its Xbox Game Pass subscription. You can download and install more than hundred games for the monthly charge, including Microsoft’s latest games like Crackdown 3, Forza Horizon 4 and Sea of Thieves.
Good news for the gamers! Microsoft has committed to launch all its own games on Xbox Game Pass as soon as they hit the stores. This means that Gears of War and the additional Forza titles will be on Xbox Game Pass soon.
Microsoft’s Project xCloud
Microsoft is also developing its xCloud game-streaming service, alongside Xbox Game Pass, so that it can offer its entire subscription on multiple devices. xCloud will work across all PCs, Macs and mobile devices like iOS and Android. The xCloud trails is planned to run later this year.
So, all the gaming freaks, Xbox Game Pass is your new way to discover your next favourite game. Enjoy Minecraft and over 100 other wonderful games for one low monthly price. Moreover, even more games are adding up, including the highly anticipated Xbox One exclusives.
For more information on Minecraft and to stay up to date on all the gaming goodness, you need to stay tuned to the Ckab. You can also download Xbox Game Pass app on your smart phones to seamlessly discover and download your favourite games to your home console.