Minecraft: Wii U Edition Is Getting A Physical Release

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Great news for Wii U owners; it looks as though there will be a physical release for the popular Minecraft game for Nintendo Wii U. Up until now players had to download the title but it appears as though you will be able to head to retail and purchase a physical copy of the game. Although no specific release date has been given, it may be appearing sooner rather than later.

Good stuff Nintendo.

Minecraft Sells BIG in Japan on Wii U

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Minecraft for Wii U is doing good in Japan…Like REALLY GOOD…The game has now become the #1 downloaded title on the Nintendo eShop ever. That’s right my friend, in Japan, Minecraft is the best-selling Wii U eShop title so far overtaking heavy hitters like Splatoon and Super Mario Maker.

CRAZY stuff to say the least. It will be interesting to see how popular the game will continue to be on the system.

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Minecraft Coming To Wii U On December 17th

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After months of promises, the critically acclaimed Minecraft is finally headed to Wii U. Wii U owners will be able to download the game on December 17th with a retail version to follow. Nintendo and Mojang are also collaborating on new content for Nintendo fans to be released at a future date. More details about this content will be released at a later time. The game will also feature off-screen TV play so get your Wii U gamepads ready.

The game also comes with some of the most popular current Minecraft add-on content packs including:

Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
Natural Texture Pack
City Texture Pack
Fantasy Texture Pack
Festive Mash-up Pack

Players will also be able to purchase more packs as well.