Minecraft players are in for a surprise as the new Minecraft Legends release date was just announced during Developer Direct by Xbox and Bethesda studios.
If you’ve been excited since the announcement of Minecraft Legends, we don’t blame you. The prospect of teaming up with friends to take on an enemy force, chock filled with all the Minecraft items and enemies we’re used to, sounds like a dream. Here’s everything you need to know about the release date for Minecraft Legends.
Minecraft Legends Release Date
The Minecraft Legends release date is April 18, 2023, for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, and Nintendo Switch. The game has crossplay support, meaning that players will be able to play with other players on different platforms.
Minecraft Legends Trailer
The minute-and-a-half gameplay trailer showcases some of the amazing third-person gameplay mechanics in the game. In addition to being able to create their own fortress, players will be able to gather NPC armies to take on enemy forces.
In Minecraft Legends, two teams will fight on a giant map. There will be enemy NPCs that players can fight — but the ultimate goal is to eliminate the enemy team and fortress.
Minecraft Legends PVP
In addition to being able to recruit mobs, in Minecraft Legends, two teams of four players each will battle it out on a map, creating fortresses and forging weapons and armor to defeat the enemy team. With mounts enabled, this creates a literal Minecraft war.
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Players can pre-order the game on the official Minecraft Legends website.