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A character creator for Minecraft is now in the pipeline, Mojang has revealed.

The feature will allow for various customization features. These include body shape and size, limb replacement and tweaking of the eyes, hairstyles and colors, facial hair, and skin tones.

The character creator is currently in beta testing. Eventually, it will roll out to all Switch players.

Moon Studios has shared more information about the upcoming Switch version of Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition. The latest details cover a couple of technical aspects, confirm Xbox Live achievements, and more.

Here’s the full roundup:

Ori and the Blind Forest marks the latest title for Switch that was previously published by Microsoft on Xbox. Some might be curious: how’d the whole thing happen in the first place? In an interview with MCV, Xbox GM of games marketing Aaron Greenberg offered an explanation.

According to Greenberg, it was developer Moon Studios that approached Microsoft about the idea. After feeling that the port “made sense,” a release on Switch moved forward.

IGN has offered a look at the new DuckTales DLC in Minecraft. Take a look at some gameplay in the video below.

At PAX West 2019, Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is playable on Switch for the first time. Take a look at some footage below.

At Gamescom 2019 last week, Minecraft Dungeons was one of many titles playable at Nintendo’s booth. View some off-screen footage specifically from the Switch version below.

Minecraft Dungeons is one of the many titles on display at Gamescom 2019 this week. Take a look at some footage below.

After plenty of speculation, Ori and the Blind Forest was finally announced for Switch during today’s Indie World Showcase. Xbox has now shared some tidbits about the game from a technical perspective.

When docked, Ori and the Blind Forest will run at 1080p. That should adjust to 720p in portable mode. As far as frame rate is concerned, it’ll run at 60 FPS.


Much like Cuphead, another former indie Xbox One exclusive is making the jump to Switch. Announced during today’s Indie World Showcase, Ori and the Blind Forest is coming to the platform.

Here’s an overview of Ori and the Blind Forest, along with a trailer:

Minecraft’s Super Duper pack is no longer happening. In a blog post today, Mojang announced that the team is ceasing development and it has been scrapped.

Mojang said that the new visual style “proved too technically demanding to implement as planned.” Further mentioned is that the studio isn’t “happy with how the pack performed across devices.” However, Mojang is “looking into other ways for you to experience Minecraft with a new look.”

The brief post reads: