Yes, you’ve read that right. Telltale Games and Mojang are teaming up to release an episodic, Telltale-style game for Minecraft.
The idea sounds pretty crazy, but the formula has worked out quite well for The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Borderlands so far, so why not?
Minecraft: Story Mode will hit consoles and other assorted devices in 2015.
Read on for the announcement and stop by Mojang’s site for additional info.
As 2014 comes to a close, we are delighted to confirm our partnership with Mojang to create a new episodic game series based on one of the most popular video games in history – Minecraft.
Minecraft: Story Mode will be an all-new narrative-driven game series developed by Telltale in collaboration with Mojang. Set in the world of Minecraft, the series will feature an original story, driven by player choice. It will not be an add-on for Minecraft, but rather a separate stand-alone product that will premiere in 2015 on consoles, computers and mobile devices.
Telltale’s game series will mix new characters with familiar themes, in an entirely original Minecraft experience, inspired by the Minecraft community and the game that continues to inspire a generation.
For more information on why Telltale and Mojang chose to work together, visit Mojang’s blog.
2014 is Telltale’s tenth anniversary year; seeing in the climactic finales of the critically acclaimed and best-selling The Wolf Among Us and The Walking Dead: Season Two. With the recent premieres of both Game of Thrones and Tales from the Borderlands, our 2015 lineup will include the remainder of both of those new series, and now it will also include the premiere of Minecraft: Story Mode.
After ten years of making games, Telltale is JUST getting started! We would like to thank all of our incredible fans across the world, as we continue to forge ahead in creating adventures where the most important author of each story is YOU. We’ll have more in the months ahead, but for now, we thank you again, and wish you a safe and happy holiday and a prosperous New Year!