Gameplay trailer: Minecraft Legends will bring base-building gameplay to Microsoft’s blocky universe with an April 2023 release date.

Minecraft Legends Sets April Release Date with PvP Gameplay Presentation

As revealed during the Xbox & Bethesda Developer Direct presentation, Minecraft Legends will bring base-building and action strategy gameplay to Microsoft’s blocky universe when it launches for PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox, as well as Game Pass, on April 18, 2023. The Minecraft Legends release date arrived alongside conversations with the team behind the game. Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive say that its story-led campaign will be accompanied by tense PvP gameplay that sees players engaging in 4v4 battles. With today’s update comes a gameplay trailer that highlights this new take on the Minecraft formula. Check out the Minecraft Legends gameplay /release date trailer below.

Recommended Videos

Minecraft Legends is far from the usual Minecraft experience we’ve grown used to over the last decade. You can read more about how it will offer a new take in the short summary below:

The ravaging piglins have arrived, and it’s up to you to inspire your allies and lead them in strategic battles to save the Overworld! Learn the story of Minecraft Legends and explore its new, yet familiar world, while experiencing the Minecraft Universe in an exciting new way in this new action strategy game. Explore a beautiful land, both familiar and mysterious, full of diverse life, lush biomes, and rich resources needed to build your defenses and defeat the piglin invasion.

Stay tuned for more updates from Minecraft Legends as we wait for its release this April. Until then, you can watch the full Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct below.


The Escapist is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article Fortnite Players Finally Found a Way to Get One Piece Into the Game
Sanji using Diable Jambe in One Piece.
Read Article Pokemon Fans Want a Dragon-Type Eevee in Legends Z-A But Will They Get It?
Eevee and the Pokemon Legends Z-A logo against a backdrop of Lumiose City
Read Article How Does a Sticker Exchange Work in Monopoly GO?
Monopoly go sticker exchange
Related Content
Read Article Fortnite Players Finally Found a Way to Get One Piece Into the Game
Sanji using Diable Jambe in One Piece.
Read Article Pokemon Fans Want a Dragon-Type Eevee in Legends Z-A But Will They Get It?
Eevee and the Pokemon Legends Z-A logo against a backdrop of Lumiose City
Read Article How Does a Sticker Exchange Work in Monopoly GO?
Monopoly go sticker exchange
Author
Michael Cripe
Michael joined The Escapist team in 2019 but has been covering games, movies, TV, and music since 2015. When he’s not writing, Michael is probably playing Super Mario Sunshine, Dead Space, The Binding of Isaac, or Doom Eternal. You can follow his news coverage and reviews at The Escapist, but his work has appeared on other sites like OnlySP, Gameranx, and Kansas City’s The Pitch, too. If you’d like to connect and talk about the latest pop-culture news, you can follow Michael on Twitter (@MikeCripe), Instagram (mike_cripe), or LinkedIn if that’s your thing.