Minecraft Legends: Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, System Requirements, and More

Minecraft is a popular videogame that has been around for a long time. The game is still relevant to date and continuously gets content updates so that the player base is retained. The game now even has support for Ray-tracing on RTX GPUs from Nvidia.

There have been a number of Minecraft games and spinoffs that have been played by a lot of people. There is now, a new Minecraft game that is slated to be released in a few months. If you are someone that is a veteran player of Minecraft or a newbie in the game, you might want to check out what the new Minecraft Legends game is all about.

Let us take a look at the release date, trailer, gameplay, and additional information about what Minecraft Legends is all about.

Minecraft Legends Release Date

Minecraft Legends has been in development for quite some time. It started back in 2018 and now, we finally have a release date. The release date for the game was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda Gameshow that took place in June 2022. The game is now finally set to release in the first half of 2023. So, somewhere between January and April, we can be seeing the game go live.

Minecraft Legends Release Date

Minecraft Legends: Developer and Publisher

As expected, the game is being published by Xbox Game Studios and is being developed by Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive. The same teams were responsible for the development of the original Minecraft game and the numerous spinoffs and editions that were later released throughout the years.

Minecraft Legends: Trailer

The trailer for Minecraft Legends was released on the same day the game was announced. It takes a more narrative approach of how you as the player with numerous other players join forces to battle out against the enemies. This game is an action strategy video game. You check out the trailer by heading over here.

Minecraft Legends: Gameplay

As this is an action game, the stories are created by you, the player. As it is with all strategic action games, you will be fiddling around with the elements found in all strategic games. The world has been redone and it looks even better than anything currently present in Minecraft. You will be defending your settlement by fighting off numerous piglin and stopping their Nether nuisance. Also you will be making use of different weapons in the game and eventually become the forever legend of the settlement.

Minecraft Legends Gameplay

In the game, you will have to explore the world and most importantly, collect enough resources so that you will be able to craft your weapons and shields to defend and protect yourself from the oncoming enemies. Apart from this game taking a turn in a new direction, you can also see how the changes have been made to the graphics, the whole Minecraft world, and even to the animations of the piglins and the creepers. Minecraft Legends is expected to be one of the best spinoffs that have ever been released to date.

Minecraft Legends Mobs

Mobs in Minecraft have always been important. Sure, you can teleport them, attack them, or even if you want, kill them right away. Creepers are one of the most popular mobs out there in the Minecraft universe. So, what mobs do we expect to see in Minecraft Legends? A lot of them actually. While you might know most of the mobs, they have been redesigned for Minecraft Legends. Here’s the whole list.

  • Allay
  • Axolotls
  • Bruiser
  • Cobblestone Golem
  • Creeper
  • Emerald Cavalry Golem
  • Foxes
  • Grindstone Golem
  • Grunter Mob
  • Horse Mob
  • Lava Launcher
  • Llama
  • Mossy Golem
  • Piggo
  • Pigs
  • Plank Golem
  • Portal Guard
  • Regal Tiger
  • Runts
  • Skeleton Mob
  • Telemachus
  • Turtle
  • Wolves
  • Zombie

Minecraft Legends: Multiplayer

The game will also have multiplayer online support. We can expect to see cross-platform multiplayer modes that allow you to play with friends on different platforms. You get to play with friends and other people via the Online PvP game mode and also the Online Co-op mode. Having multiplayer online in such action strategy games only makes the gameplay more interesting.

Minecraft Legends Gameplay

Minecraft Legends: Platforms

Given that this game is being published by Xbox Game Studios, you can easily expect it to be on the Xbox Game Pass and even be able to play it on the Xbox Cloud Gaming service. The game will be made available on the new-gen Xbox Series X and S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and on PC via the Microsft Store and Steam Client.

Minecraft Legends System Requirements

Let’s now take a look at the system requirement for PC. We have listed the minimum and recommended requirements below.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows 7 64-bit or newer
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or AMD Equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD  Radeon HD 7870
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 8 GB

Recommended System Requirements

  • Windows 10 2019 Update or newer
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or AMD equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or AMD equivalent
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 8 GB

Final Thoughts

This concludes everything you need to know about the new Minecraft Legends game. Looking at how interesting this spin-off Minecraft game is, we can for sure say that the game will be a huge hit considering this spin-off. So, will you be ready to purchase the game and have a good time with your friends, or do you plan on sticking with the original Minecraft game? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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