Minecraft Legends – Everything We Know

The original Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world, inspiring a massive franchise full of collectibles, books, action figures, and even Lego sets. Developer Mojang and its parent company Microsoft have recently started to branch out into spin-offs, like the Diablo-lite Minecraft Dungeons and the augmented reality game Minecraft Earth. Another is on the way soon, called Minecraft Legends.

Minecraft Legends appears to be a very different type of Minecraft game, but one that maintains the elements that made the series so popular: a colorful voxel-based world full of inventive creatures, open-ended adventure, and of course, building. This will be Minecraft’s first attempt at an action-strategy game, and it looks like a good entry point to the genre for younger Minecraft players. Here’s everything we know about Minecraft Legends.

What is Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends is a new action-strategy game that takes place in a third-person perspective, seemingly using a main “hero” unit to lead forces into battle. We’ve only seen snippets of gameplay in the first trailer, but it promises to tell a legend of a “united overworld,” seeming to recruit mobs like Creepers and Skeletons to your cause. The threat in this game appears to be denizens of the Nether, as they’re seen escaping from a portal and corrupting the peaceful overworld.

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Author: Steve Watts