Two New Minecraft Games Are Reportedly In Development

Mojang Studios has reportedly got two new Minecraft spin-off games in development – what can we look forward to?

Minecraft has been incredibly successful – with millions of players around the world. The spin-off Minecraft Dungeons has also found success – though Minecraft Earth was sadly shut down this summer. If you’ve been waiting for a prompt to get the game – you can grab the Hero edition of Minecraft Dungeons on our online store for a small discount at the moment.

It looks like we’re going to get more Minecraft spin-off games. According to sources close to Windows Central, two games are currently in development at Mojang. Windows Central has speculated that retro-style concept art Mojang has been sharing on social media could hint at what’s to come. One looks like an old-school 8-bit platformer. Another seems like a Stardew Valley-style farming sim.

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As reported by Video Games Chronicle, Thomas Wiborgh, said when Mojang rebranded as Mojang Studios: 

“Following Minecraft Earth and Minecraft Dungeons, we’re planning a feature film, preparing an epic live show, and playing with ideas for brand new games.”

Credit: Mojang

The key thing for Mojang Studios to crack is what made Minecraft Dungeons such a success, while Minecraft Earth flopped. Minecraft is fun because it’s so simple – meaning that there is so much potential to make it your own. This simplicity means spin-off games could go in so many different directions and still retain what makes Minecraft great.

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Featured Image Credit: Mojang

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