Minecraft PS Vita Models Coming to Japan in December

on November 15, 2016 7:57 AM

Since its official release, Minecraft has escalated to a global sensation for all ages, with Japanese Minecraft set to get a very special edition of the PS Vita handheld in the near future.

According to a report from Gematsu, two special edition Minecraft PS Vita bundles will be releasing in Japan on December 6th, 2016 for 27,000 yen (plus tax).

Included in each of the bundles is a white PS Vita handheld, with two versions available with different, exclusive artwork on the back of the handheld. Along with the handheld, the bundles also include a copy of Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition, and a special Minecraft-themed PS Vita carrying pouch.

A full list of the contents for each bundle can be found below:

  • Minecraft-themed PS Vita hardware (in one of two designs)
  • A copy of Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition
  • Minecraft-themed PS Vita original pouch
  • Minecraft PS Vita original theme
  • Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition DLC set (x 13)
    • Christmas Mash-Up
    • LittleBigPlanet Mash-Up Pack
    • Greeky Mythology Mash-Up
    • Battle & Beast Skin Pack
    • Battle & Beast 2 Skin Pack
    • Biome Pioneer Skin Pack 1
    • Pattern Texture Pack
    • Cartoon Texture Pack
    • Candy Texture Pack
    • Plastic Texture Pack
    • Natural Texture Pack
    • City Texture Pack
    • Fantasy Texture Pack
  • Minecraft-themed original packaging

Both of the special edition Minecraft PS Vita bundles are available to pre-order now through the Sony Japan store – however, no official announcements or details have been provided by Mojang or Sony if the handhelds will release in other territories outside of Japan, at this time.

In the meantime, you can check out images for both of the special edition Minecraft PS Vita bundles in Japan below:


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