What is Minecraft Legends? – Release date, Platforms, & more

Minecraft Strategy Game?

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world, so when a new game is announced with the Minecraft name, it’s sure to turn heads. That’s the case with Minecraft Legends, a new action/strategy game from Mojang, Xbox Game Studios, and Blackbird Interactive.

Everything we know about Minecraft Legends

Minecraft Legends appears to be a strategy game telling the story of a Hoglin invasion into the Overworld. The Player must unite the Overworld, Zombies, Creepers, Villagers and all to fight off the Hoglin invasion in an action strategy game based in the Minecraft world.

Is Minecraft Legends a Minecraft Prequel?

Based on what we see now, it could be likely that this game tells the story of why there’s so many ruined portals in the Overworld, and why the Hoglins in the Nether hate the player so much (if you’re not wearing Gold armor that is).

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What is the release date for Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends is scheduled for April 18, 2023, as revealed in the Developer_Direct.

When does Minecraft Legends release?

  • Seattle - 9am PST
  • New York - 12pm EST
  • Sao Paulo - 1pm BRT
  • London - 5pm BST
  • Stockholm - 6pm CEST
  • New Dehli - 9:30pm IST
  • Tokyo - 1am JST
  • Sydney - 3am AEDT

What Platforms will Minecraft Legends be on?

Minecraft Legends will launch on multiple platforms, which are listed below

  • Nintendo Switch
  • PC (PC Game Pass, Windows, Steam)
  • PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X|S (Xbox Game Pass)

What kind of game is Minecraft Legends?

Minecraft Legends is a strategic game set within the Minecraft universe. Players can enjoy a single-player campaign or participate in the multiplayer aspect. Multiplayer will feature two teams competing for victory, all the while an army of Piglins wreaks havoc on both players. Combining PvP and PvE adds several layers to Minecraft Legends' in-depth gameplay.

Each team must balance building, gathering materials, defending their base, and battling the other team to destroy their base. Combat is similar to Nintendo's Pikmin, with a commander leading an army of mobs in battle. Each team shares its army with all players in the multiplayer mode, requiring further communication and strategy.

Each world is procedurally generated in Minecraft Legends, meaning you must adapt your tactics for the world you are given. Not only do you need to be ready to change up your plans, but you will have to adjust your offense and defense based on the world generation.

Is Minecraft Legends Cross-Play?

The answer is yes—Minecraft: Legends is cross-play. This means players on all platforms can play with or against each other. This makes finding games easier and filling lobbies quicker and will extend the life of the game.

Minecraft Legends trailer

For more Minecraft info and guides to keep you going until Minecraft Legends releases, check out Everything to know about Minecraft Frogs – Where they spawn, how to breed, & more! on Pro Game Guides.

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