Minecraft Wii U Edition to launch on December 17th


Outed by a preemptive PEGI rating, Nintendo has today announced that Minecraft Wii U Edition will launch worldwide next week.

Mojang’s phenomenon will come with multiple add-on content packs, with the Swedish developer collaborating on “new content for Nintendo fans” that will release at a later date.

Minecraft Wii U Edition will support Off-TV Play on the Wii U GamePad, with the included add-on content packs confirmed as follows:

  • Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
  • Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
  • City Texture Pack
  • Fantasy Texture Pack
  • Festive Mash-up Pack
  • Natural Texture Pack

Alongside those, players can choose to expand their experience by purchasing 16 additional add-on packs from the Nintendo eShop. Those are:

  • Candy Texture Pack
  • Cartoon Texture Pack
  • Doctor Who Skins Volume 1
  • Doctor Who Skins Volume 2
  • Festive Skin Pack
  • Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack
  • Halloween 2015 Mash-up Pack
  • Mass Effect Mash-up Pack
  • Pattern Texture Pack
  • Plastic Texture Pack
  • Skyrim Mash-up Pack
  • Star Wars Classic Skin Pack
  • Star Wars Rebels Skin Pack
  • Star Wars Prequel Skin Pack
  • Steampunk Texture Pack
  • The Simpsons Skin Pack

Minecraft Wii U Edition will launch worldwide for Wii U through the Nintendo eShop on December 17th.

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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