Minecraft: Wii U Edition will be available on the Nintendo eShop starting December 17, Mojang has announced. Priced at $29.99, Minecraft: Wii U Edition will come bundled with six of the most popular add-on packs including Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack, Natural Texture Pack, City Texture Pack, Fantasy Texture Pack and Festive Mash-up Pack. The Wii U version of the popular game will support full play on the GamePad controller’s screen as well as split-screen play on TV. Up to four people can play in split-screen mode with up to eight-player support online.
Along with the release of the game, Mojang will offer 16 additional add-on packs that will be available for purchase: Festive Skin, The Simpsons Skin, Doctor Who Skins Volume 1, Doctor Who Skins Volume 2, Star Wars Classic Skins, Star Wars Rebels Skins, Mass Effect Mash-up, Skyrim Mash-up, Plastic Texture, Candy Texture, Cartoon Texture, Steampunk Texture, Pattern Texture, Greek Mythology Mash-up and Halloween 2015 Mash-up.
Mojang also promised that it will add more add-ons to Minecraft: Wii U Edition in the future.
“With so many included add-on content packs, Minecraft: Wii U Edition brings an exciting collection of Minecraft content and experiences to Nintendo fans,” Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America’s president and COO, said in a prepared statement. “Wii U players will have plenty of reasons to keep coming back to this iconic gaming experience.”