• Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go

    2 days ago - By TechRadar

    After teasing the announcement during its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has officially announced Minecraft Earth, a new augmented reality game in the style of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android devices. The announcement was made today - on the game's 10-year anniversary - and Microsoft says that Minecraft Earth will go into beta this summer with pre-registration available now on Minecraft Earth's website. What makes Minecraft Earth different from the other AR games like Pokemon Go or Harry Potter Wizards Unite is that, instead of collecting or battling iconic monsters, Minecraft Earth is...
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  • Minecraft Earth goes a step beyond Pokémon Go to cover the world in blocks

    Minecraft Earth goes a step beyond Pokémon Go to cover the world in blocks

    2 days ago - By N4G

    Minecraft Earth proposes to completely break the dogma that has lived with us in computing since the beginning: this idea of a single person that holds a single device to create a single experience.
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  • Minecraft + AR + The World = Minecraft Earth

    Minecraft + AR + The World = Minecraft Earth

    2 days ago - By Phone Scoop

    Microsoft is working on a new Minecraft game for phones that uses AR to overlay Minecraft as a persistent, massively multiplayer game over the whole planet. Players will be able to build with Minecraft blocks anywhere in public. Players will be able to see avatars of other players and collaborate. Adventure challenges will pop up in the game, with rewards like treasure and rare blocks. Microsoft says it will kick off a closed beta of Minecraft Earth this summer on iOS and Android. Microsoft is also starting with select locations before eventually expanding the game to be truly global.
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