Microsoft, EA launch Minecraft game with Minecraft: Pocket Edition on iOS 8
The latest entry in Microsoft’s Minecraft series for iOS is coming to the iPhone and iPad on Friday.
The Minecraft: Pouch Edition, developed by the Pocket-sized company that is owned by Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson, will be available on Apple’s App Store, the company announced on Wednesday.
Microsoft says the game will have its own online store, Minecraft.com, and will be compatible with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
It’s not clear when it will arrive on the iPhone or iPad.
The game will come with a variety of new features, including the ability to mine, craft, and build in Minecraft, which can be played on the iPad as well as the iPhone.
Minecraft Pocket Edition will also include a custom launcher that will let users customize their experience, and Minecraft: Minecraft Pouch will have access to all the new features that are available in the game on the new iPhone.