The highly anticipated Xbox 360 version of hit downloadable title, Minecraft, finally has a release date. The block filled sandbox experience will be coming to consoles on May 9th. The release of the game will be the finale to Microsoft's Arcade Next promotion.
Arcade Next will be highlighted by the release of several highly anticipated Arcade titles. The promotion begins on April 18th with Trials Evolution and will be followed by Bloodforge on April 25th, Fable Heroes on May 2nd, and will end with the release of Minecraft.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition was unveiled last year and is being developed by 4J studios. It will feature the classic Minecraft feature set including crafting, mobs, and gathering of resources. Crafting and other features have been optimized to be enjoyable to play on the Xbox 360.
Below is the official trailer:
Source: Major Nelson