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Minecraft Legends Announced During Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

Updated: Jun 12, 2022 7:22 pm
Minecraft Legends Announced During Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

A new game based on the Minecraft universe titled Minecraft Legends and developed by Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive was announced during Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 today. Check out the trailer below.

Described as an action strategy game, the trailer hints at construction, strategic mob battles, and colorful biomes to explore. The involvement of Blackbird Interactive, which has a long track record of a stellar strategy games under the hood, bodes well for Minecraft Legends strategic aspects. According to a press release on the Xbox Wire, Minecraft Legends proposes a ‘fun and unique new way’ to experience the Minecraft universe with players leading allies into epic battles to defend the Overworld from the piglins.

Minecraft Legends Overview

Over to Mojang for the official marketing blurb:

“In Minecraft Legends, players will discover a gentle land, both familiar and mysterious, full of lush biomes and rich resources. But this beautiful land is on the brink of terrible change – the piglin invasion has begun and threatens to corrupt the Overworld. It´s up to the player to make unexpected friends (including some classic mobs you’ll recognize from Minecraft) to form valuable alliances and lead the way into strategic battles against the fierce invaders from the Nether.

The game will have a very exciting campaign that will introduce many surprises for both new and seasoned Minecraft player alike. And for those looking to play with friends, there will be online campaign co-op and competitive multiplayer which we’re looking forward to sharing more on later this year.

Gather your strength – Explore a familiar yet mysterious land, full of diverse life, lush biomes, and rich resources. But this paradise is on the brink of destruction. The piglins have arrived—and they’re threatening to corrupt the Overworld.

Defeat the piglins – Inspire unexpected friends to form valuable alliances and lead them in strategic battles to protect their home. Take the fight to the piglins before their Nether corruption devours the Overworld!”

Minecraft Legends heads to Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, Windows, Steam, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in 2023.

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