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Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1 hitting the Wii U eShop on Thursday

Posted on January 18, 2016 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U eShop

Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1 will be available via the Wii U eShop on January 21, Telltale Games has announced. Pricing is set at $4.99. There will soon be a season pass ($19.99) for the remaining four episodes as well.

Telltale Games is including off-TV play in Minecraft: Story Mode. Additionally, it will support touch-control options that allow players to use the joysticks and buttons or simply tap and guide the story directly on the screen at any time.

Nintendo of America’s VP of Publisher & Developer Relations Steve Singer said of today’s news:

“Telltale Games is synonymous with quality gaming and compelling content. We are thrilled that Nintendo fans will have the opportunity to experience this first-hand with the debut of ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ on Wii U.”

Kevin Bruner, CEO and co-founder of Telltale Games, also chimed in with the following:

“Working with Nintendo, we’re tremendously excited to be bringing our unique style of storytelling to Wii U for the first time, and we couldn’t be happier to be kicking things off with a series like ‘Minecraft: Story Mode’ that allows players of all ages to craft their own adventure across the Minecraft universe.”

Source: Telltale Games PR

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