What to expect in Minecraft Legends? + Release date

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Mojang and Blackbird are teaming up to release a real-time strategy game called Minecraft Legends. Ever since it was announced last year, fans have been dying to know what to expect in Minecraft Legends as well as a release date. Well, we finally have more information about this new Minecraft-based title! Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about the next RTS PvP coming to major consoles this year. Stay with us!

What is Minecraft Legends?

The upcoming game from Mojang and Blackbird Interactive was first announced at the Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022. According to the devs, Minecraft Legends is going to be a real-time strategy game that incorporates Player vs Player (PvP) elements.

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Following the showcase from Xbox and Bethesda, we’ve gotten a better look at what to expect in Minecraft Legends. Along with the gameplay reveal, eager fans were also in for a treat as the game’s release date was also announced.

  • In the gameplay trailer, we saw Minecraft Legends in action. There is a mode available where two teams of four go head-to-head against each other in battle. The main goal of both teams is to be the first to destroy the other teams’ “base” or defenses.
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  • Teams must work together in order to fight off both the other team and various enemies, including Piglins. These creatures will attack both sides, so you need to be prepared in case a wave of Piglins comes knocking on your doors.
  • Players share their resources, including troops, with their teammates. It will really be a collective effort in order to fight off the forces trying to invade and destroy your base. Strategy is the key to winning battles in Minecraft Legends, so rally up your best troops!
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  • Aside from multiplayer, there is also a single-player campaign. Your main enemies here are the Piglins. On the other hand, they will also cause chaos and disruption in multiplayer games.

Release date and platforms

According to the announcement made at Xbox’s most recent showcase, it won’t be long until the game’s release. Minecraft Legends will be released on April 18, 2023. It will also be a part of the Game Pass, so subscribers will automatically get day-one access to the game.

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Minecraft Legends come in two editions: the Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition. From the name itself, you will only get the base game if you avail of the Standard Edition. However, you can get six extra in-game skins if you go with the Deluxe Edition.

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It will also support cross-play, meaning you can game with your friends whether they’re on the PC or console! Minecraft Legends is coming to the PC via Game Pass and Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and 5, and the Nintendo Switch. As we mentioned, the game is included in the Game Pass for gamers on PC and Xbox consoles.

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Are you looking forward to Minecraft Legends coming soon? Which edition will you be getting? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below and discuss with other gamers! Until then, stay with us here at Spiel Times for more content.

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