Mojang have announced that Minecraft Dungeons is coming to Nintendo Switch in Spring 2020. Minecraft: Dungeons is an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers, and features four-player local and online co-op. Announcement trailer added below…
Mojang／Microsoft Japan have reduced the price of Minecraft on the Nintendo Switch eShop by 33% off (¥3,888 to ¥2,592) until 24 May. Check out the full list of Japanese Switch eShop sales (69 games) here.
The latest Minecraft update on Xbox One, Windows 10 Edition, iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch adds lanterns, shields, crossbows, and Jellie the cat! The update should be live now or very shortly. Full patch notes at the source.
Mojang have updated Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition for the final ever time adding Woodland Mansions, Explorer Maps, Concrete, Llamas and much more. Buy the Minecraft New Nintendo 2DS LL Creeper Edition here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off. Full patch notes added below…
Updated codebase in close parity with Minecraft 1.1.5
Scoreboards will be coming to the Bedrock version of Minecraft soon, allowing you can use to set, query and view scores for players in your game, and to keep count of wins, kills and deaths. Order a physical copy of the game here and use the code JPNINTENDO for $3 off!
This week’s Media Create charts saw Minecraft as the best-selling game in Japan with 25,948 copies sold, Splatoon 2 was number two with 24,188. The top 13 games were all on Nintendo platforms! Nintendo Switch was the best-selling hardware with 54,647, Nintendo 3DS sold 11,896.
The only new release for next week is Boku no Academia: One’s Justice (My Hero One’s Justice). Full Nintendo charts posted below the bump…
Minecraft (Switch) – 25.948 / 212.170
Splatoon 2 (Switch) – 24.188 / 2.556.846
Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! (Switch) – 21.109 / 162.020
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) – 20.346 / 1.708.892
Made in Wario Gorgeous (3DS) – 20.142 / 70.344
Mario Tennis Ace (Switch) – 18.520 / 315.658
Pro Yakyuu Famista Evolution (Switch) – 13.259 / 71.776
The Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft will be number one in the charts this week in Japan according to GEO, COMG! and Tsutaya data. The number two selling game will likely be either Taiko no Tatsujin Nintendo Switch Version! or Made in Wario Gorgeous. GEO also report that Switch retail sales of Minecraft after nine weeks are outpacing Wii U retail sales after nine months!
Notes: Period counted 28 June – 04 July. Minecraft is number one again in this week’s Nintendo Switch eShop charts. New entries bolded. Octopath Traveler is the preload. SteamWorld Dig and more next week! Nintendo 3DS and Wii U charts below.
Nintendo 3DS eShop Charts
Tobidasu! Nyanko Daisensou
Pocket Monsters Crystal
Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition
Dragon Quest III: Soshite Densetsu e…
dreeps: Alarm Playing Game
Ice Station Z
Dragon Quest II: Akuryou no Kamigami
Wii U eShop Charts
Touhoku Daigaku Mirai Kagaku Gijutsu Kyoudou Kenkyuu Center Kawashima Ryuuta Kyouju Kanshuu: Motto Nou wo Kitaeru Otona no DS Training