There were various Minecraft editions and platforms released in the past few years. Of course, every player is expecting to release more in the future. Minecraft players will continue supporting the game because they are receiving the best gaming experience of their life. Pretty sure that they are all waiting for Minecraft’s upcoming editions and updates.
The Nintendo Switch Edition of Minecraft was released in North America on the 11th of May 2017 in digital format for only $29.99 USD and the following day in Europe. This console version was developed by the Microsoft Studios and the 4J Studios Ltd. And then, Mojang AB published the version of the Nintendo Switch.
Features of the Nintendo Switch Edition
This version may be played through a Single-player mode. If you are playing this edition via Multiplayer, it can support up to 4 players in a Split Screen. And then, for local wireless mode, it can support up to 8 players. The advantage of having this edition is that you can play the game with the TV mode that runs at 1080p resolution, Table Top Mode that runs at 720p resolution and the Handheld Mode, which also runs at 720p resolution.
There are two mini games available in this edition. We have the Battle and the Tumble mini games.
This last man standing match can be played with up to 8 players. It is inspired by the Hunger Games and is also a feature game on the PC platform of Minecraft. Players may play in various arenas, such as the Crucible, the Cove and the Cavern.
This is a Spleef inspired mini game, which is also a game featured in Minecraft for PC platform. Here, there are also up to 8 players supported. There are two modes available in this mini game. We have the Shovel and the Snowball. Your main goal here it so defeat players from the platform using your shovel and snowball and then, avoid falling in the lava because your platform is floating. Destroy the block of your opponent at least 2 times to win the game.
Software Bundle Contents
There are other features included in this edition. We have the Mash-up, Texture and Skin packs.
- Mash-up Pack
We have the Festive and the Super Mario mash-up packs
- Texture Pack
We have the Classic, Natural, City and Fantasy Texture packs.
- Skin Pack
We have the Battle & Beasts 1 and 2 skin packs.
Last October 19 of 2017, an update to the version of the Nintendo Switch OS was released and it is now in version 4.0, where you may now record a video of your gameplay and then, transfer your user and data to another Switch. There were also 12 new icons added for the Super Mario Odyssey and then, the Legend of Zelda. You may now pre-purchase in the Nintendo eShop and pre-download to your Nintendo Switch. Other features were also improved, such as the News Channel Feed, matching software versions with the local Switch consoles, TKIP Wi-Fi network list and system stability.