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Wii U/3DS Minecraft release possible

20 Jun, 2014

Shigeru Miyamoto and Shinya Takahashi, managers of Nintendo’s Analysis & Development and Software Planning & Development departments respectively, tell Kotaku that they are interested in bringing Minecraft to Wii U or 3DS:

We’ve always thought internally that using the [Wii U] GamePad would probably make for a Minecraft that’s very easy to play. And, of course, if we were to do something with Minecraft on the 3DS, similarly we would probably do it where it would be easier to play and could probably reach a lot of kids.

However, they do not give any details regarding negotiations with Mojang or a timeline for release:

Maybe we’re meeting with them [Mojang]! Who knows?