We're proud to announce that Minecraft is now available for the Xbox 360. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition features classic Minecraft gameplay, integration with your Xbox Live friends list, and a new, easy to use crafting system. You can play online with up to 8 players, and if you have an HDTV, you can play splitscreen with up to 4 players.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is developed by 4J Studios, in coordination with Mojang and Microsoft. For updates regarding the development of this edition, you may wish to follow 4J on Twitter. For game and account support, please visit Xbox Support.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: When will the Xbox 360 Edition update to PC version X?
A: The Xbox 360 Edition is on a different development cycle than the PC version. The game's updates are determined by the developers, 4J Studios, and Microsoft, who regulates downloadable content updates on the Xbox.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: In the US, downloading the game will cost 1600 Microsoft points, or $20.00.
Q: Who would I talk to about issues with the game?
A: If you encounter a problem with the game, please visit Xbox Support at one of the links above.
Q: Will the Xbox 360 Edition be cross compatible with the PC version?
A: It's a possibility! However, nothing has been confirmed yet, and there is no timeframe for implementation of such a feature.
Thank you for your support in making Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition a success!