Minecraft: Dungeonsa new game set in the Minecraft universe, was announced during the Minecon Earth livestream this afternoon.
While details on the game are slim, developer interviews in a short video released ahead of the official trailer claimed that Minecraft: Dungeons is an adventure game where up to four players can team up to overcome challenges in new locations and environments never before seen in Minecraft.
The trailer was released after a short on-stage presentation in which Lydia Winters, Mojang’s chief brand officer, and a developer teased that there was more than one new game in the game. Minecraft currently developing universe. As Winters said after the trailer aired, “This is the start of our expansion of the Minecraft universe to new genres of games.
Update – 1:45 p.m.: In a short discussion on Minecraft: Dungeons later in the stream event, Dungeons was described by Mojang employees Jens Bergensten and Owen Jones as a top-down dungeon crawler. The words “hack and slash” were also used to describe the game. They also showed another screenshot of an upcoming game location:
Minecraft: Dungeons does not have a release date at the moment, but it will appear on the PC platform in 2019.