Mojang have announced that fans will be able to get their hands on the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft at the forthcoming MineCon event in November, and that the game will support use of both Kinect and normal 360 controllers.
One of the big surprises of Microsoft‘s E3 press conference was the announcement of an Xbox 360 version of Minecraft, and developer Mojang have now announced that the Xbox Live Arcade version of the game will be playable for the first time at the upcoming MineCon convention in November.
“We are thrilled to announce that MineCon attendees will have the opportunity to play Minecraft on Xbox 360 months before the public release!” reported the official Mojang blog, before going on to to reassure fans that “We want to keep the core experience of the original PC version intact, while ensuring the game fits its new platform.”
It has also been confirmed that the Xbox 360 version will support both standard controller and Kinect input.
Mojang main man Notch has previously stated that he expects there to be a Minecraft Xbox 360 beta before its full release.
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