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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
Xbox 360 Edition Cover Art

Authors

Mojang AB
4J Studios

Platforms

Xbox 360

Released

9 May 2012 (Xbox Marketplace)
4 June 2013 (Retail Disc)

Price

US$19.99

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, (also known as Minecraft XBLA) is an edition of Minecraft available on the Xbox Live Arcade. It was released on May 9, 2012 as DLC for 1600 Microsoft Points ($20.00). Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition has a split-screen feature that can hold up to 4 players. There is also an online multiplayer of up to 8 players (an Xbox Live Gold Membership is required). If a person does not have LIVE or Internet, they can buy the disc version which was released on June 4, 2013.

Gameplay

The gameplay was first released largely intact from PC Beta 1.6.6, with altered Xbox 360 controls and a crafting box appearance. It has less features such as mods, skins and texture packs, supposedly going to be added in the future. The current version is TU72.

Texture Packs

Main Article: Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Texture Packs

When TU12 was announced, it was also revealed that the game would support Texture Packs.

On September 2, 2013, it was announced that Minecraft: Mass Effect Edition would be the first one to be supported. It was released on September 4, 2013.

Texture Packs List:

  • Skyrim Mash Up Pack
  • Mass Effect Mash Up Pack
  • Halo Mash Up Pack
  • Plastic
  • Steampunk
  • Fallout Mash Up Pack
  • Fantasy
  • Natural
  • Candy
  • Festive Mash Up Pack
  • Greek Mythology Mash Up Pack
  • Cartoon
  • Chinese Mythology Mash Up Pack

Update Aquatic

When TU68 was released, it went along with Minecraft Java Edition 1.13, aka the update aquatic. It is the final update feature for Xbox 360. TU72 was the final update for Xbox 360.

Xbox One

On September 5, 2014, the Xbox One was released for Minecraft. The first version equates to Minecraft Java Edition 1.7.2. It was not released for update aquatic, because it was discontinued on CU57, which equates to Java Edition 1.12.2.

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