Me, I’m a big fan of Minecraft (although I haven’t been able to play it much of late) and I know that Buzz is also a pretty big fan as well, and my addiction is about to be revived because over at DroidGamers they’re refering to a tweet from Daniel Kaplan the Business Manager for Mojang (the company behind Minecraft) which advises Minecraft will be coming to Android from Thursday (September 29th). More After the break
A good number of people are taking this to mean the “rest” of Android as it’s currently under an exclusivity agreement with the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. As far as I can tell from reading about the Xperia Play version it still doesn’t allow you to connect to server for multi-player action but allows connection over WiFi to achieve a localised version of multi-player Minecraft.
In his tweet he included a video which shows of the in game touch controls which includes an auto-jump as well as a manual jump, mining function and the ability to place blocks, you can check out the video he posted which demos the controls here :
Currently the Xperia Play exclusive version of Minecraft costs $6.50 and quite frankly I’d pay this to get some mobile Minecraft action happening, so I’ll be checking the Android Market on Thursday for a Minecraft version for the rest of us, who else is excited about getting some mobile Minecraft on their Android?