Microsoft Announces Xbox One S Minecraft Favorites Bundle

on September 20, 2016 11:36 AM

Since its official release in 2011, Minecraft has quickly become one of best-selling games of the generation among all ages, and for those that have yet to catch Minecraft fever Microsoft is offering a new bundle that will aim to bring players in to its build-anything world.

In an update on Xbox Wire, Microsoft has announced the new “Minecraft Favorites” bundle, which features a 500GB Xbox One S console, controller, and a digital copy of Minecraft. In addition to the game and console, the bundle also includes “over 230 character skins,” along with additional texture packs and 7 “Mash-Up Packs,” with additional items, skins, gear, and more to build and design your own worlds.

The full contents of the bundle can be found below:

  • Xbox One S console (500 GB) with built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and 4K video streaming plus HDR for video and gaming – so you can experience richer, more luminous colors
  • New Xbox One S wireless controller with expanded range and Bluetooth support for Windows 10 PCs
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition download code, with enhanced performance and 16X bigger worlds compared to the Xbox 360 Edition
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Favorites Pack download code, which features the Festive Mash-up Pack, Halo Mash-up, Fantasy Texture Pack, Natural Texture Pack, City Texture Pack, Battle & Beasts Skin Pack and Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack
  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Builder’s Pack download code, which includes Biome Settlers Skin Pack, Cartoon Texture Pack, Candy Texture Pack, Plastic Texture Pack, Pattern Texture Pack and the Greek Mythology Mash-up
  • Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta download code
  • 14 day Xbox Live Gold trial membership

The “Minecraft Favorites” bundle will release for $299.99 USD, and is available today at retailers in the US and Canada. The bundle will be available in the UK, Western Europe, & Central Europe on October 11th, 2016, followed by releases in Australia & New Zealand (November 1) and Asia & Latin America (“coming soon”) in the near future.

 

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