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Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Another round of footage has surfaced from the new Super Mario Mash-Up Pack in Minecraft: Wii U Edition. Here’s over 10 minutes of gameplay:

IGN has more footage up from Minecraft: Wii U Edition’s new Super Mario Mash-Up Pack, which shows some Easter eggs. Check out the video below.

Update (5/13): Now available for pre-order on Amazon Canada.


Update (5/10): Now available for pre-order on Amazon, comes with a 20 percent discount for Prime members.


Original (5/7): Minecraft: Wii U Edition launched on the Wii U eShop at the end of last year. However, a physical version is coming soon. Best Buy and GameStop have now opened pre-orders.

Based on GameStop’s listing – as well as one from GameFly – Nintendo will be publishing Minecraft: Wii U Edition at retail. In one way that makes sense, as Sony and Microsoft published the game on their respective platforms. It’ll cost $29.99 – just like the eShop version.

Thanks to Jake for the tip.

This week, Nintendo announced that special content from Super Mario will be added to Minecraft: Wii U Edition on May 17. Xbox boss Phil Spencer had only positive things to say about the partnership on Twitter.

Spencer tweeted out the following:


Microsoft acquired Minecraft as well as developer Mojang in 2014. That means the company is directly tied into all business decisions made with the game, including partnerships.

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The official boxart for Minecraft: Wii U Edition’s physical version has been released. We’ve attached it above.

Today, Nintendo announced that it is partnering with Mojang and Microsoft on a special Super Mario series collaboration with Minecraft.

The “Super Mario Mash-Up Pack” will be available for free starting on May 17. This will add new 40 skins, a Super Mario-themed pre-made world, and a set of Super Mario-themed music and item textures. It’s all inspired by various entries in the Super Mario series, including Super Mario World, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine.
The retail version of Minecraft: Wii U Edition has also been dated. It’ll be out on June 16 for $29.99.

A trailer and the official announcement for the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack can be found below.

Since launching last December, Minecraft: Wii U Edition has only been sold as an eShop title. However, that will be changing in the near future.

The official Minecraft Twitter account sent out a message today confirming that Minecraft: Wii U Edition will be getting a disc version “soon”. A specific date was not included in the tweet.

Here’s the relevant message:


Thanks to Arison and Pulid productions for the tip.

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Yesterday, the fourth Minecraft: Wii U Edition patch was released. It added new elements like the Story Mode skin pack, achievements, Wii Classic Controllers, and more.

Footage of the new Minecraft Wii U patch has now surfaced. Take a look at the update in the video below.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition’s fourth patch is out today. It makes some notable additions, including the Story Mode skin pack, achievements, support for Wii Classic Controllers, and more. A slew of fixes – along with improvements to sprint control – have been implemented as well.

Here are the full patch notes:

Minecraft: Wii U Edition just received a big update – probably it’s most important one yet. YouTube user “Snorth93” has shown off the patch in a new video, which you can see below.