Minecraft Pocket Edition Comes to iOS Tomorrow

Update 1: Minecraft has hit the Canadian App Store at $6.99.

Mojang’s indie game Minecraft, which has sold more than four million copies on the PC, is coming to iOS on November 17th according to its iTunes Store page. It’s a rolling release, based on the International Date Line, so will not be available in Canada until midnight. Currently the iTunes links directs you to the New Zealand Store, but before long you should be able to enter a world of unlimited possibilities from the comfort of your iPhone or iPad.

The game, called Minecraft – Pocket Edition, omits some features that are known and loved by it’s desktop users, but attempts to capture the spirit of the game. For now, you can explore the randomly-generated world, build with unlimited supplies of 36 kinds of blocks, and play multiplayer over a local network.

The game is a universal app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch, and will cost $9.99 (NZ Store) $6.99. Who’s jumping on this?

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