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No longer will the phenomenal sandbox game be absent on Nintendo’s console as Mojang brings Minecraft Wii U Edition on December 17. Out of all the current consoles, the game had been absent on Nintendo’s Wii U, but starting Dec. 17, the title will make its debut via the Nintendo eShop, for $29.99. The Wii U edition of the game will include six add-on packs, including the Festive one, just at the right time for the holiday season.
Among the packs coming with the Wii U Edition:
Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
Natural Texture Pack
City Texture Pack
Fantasy Texture Pack
Festive Mash-up Pack
Besides updating the core game, many more add-on packs will be available along with the Wii U edition on launch day:
1. Festive Skin Pack
2. The Simpsons Skin Pack
3. Doctor Who Skins Volume 1
4. Doctor Who Skins Volume 2
5. Star Wars Classic Skin Pack
6. Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack
7. Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack
8. Mass Effect Mash-up Pack
9. Skyrim Mash-up Pack
10. Plastic Texture Pack
11. Candy Texture Pack
12. Cartoon Texture Pack
13. Steampunk Texture Pack
14. Pattern Texture Pack
15. Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack
16. Halloween 2015 Mash-up Pack
Many more add-on packs are expected to arrive on the Wii U in the future.
“With so many included add-on content packs, Minecraft: Wii U Edition brings an exciting collection of Minecraft content and experiences to Nintendo fans,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s President. “Wii U players will have plenty of reasons to keep coming back to this iconic gaming experience.”
Could we perhaps see Mario and friends in Minecraft or Smash?
[Sources]: Nintendo (via BusinessWire): Best-Selling Sandbox Game Minecraft Heads to Nintendo’s Wii U Console; Mojang: Minecraft coming to Nintendo Wii U.