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Minecraft Dungeons gets behind-the-scenes video, new details revealed

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What you need to know

  • Minecraft Dungeons is an upcoming Diablo-like title from Xbox Game Studios.
  • New details were revealed about it today in a video.
  • The game is being developed by around 20 people on the Minecraft team.
  • You should be able to preorder it soon on Amazon (opens in new tab).

Minecraft Dungeons is an upcoming Diablo-like action game that gives players a new type of experience. While the visuals are essentially those found in Minecraft, the lighting has been upgraded. While we still don't know much about the title, we got a better sense of it today.

The team at Mojang — part of Xbox Game Studios — released a new behind-the-scenes look at the game. In the video, the team talks about how the title is being made by around 20 people, is accessible, but also has deeper mechanics for those who want to explore the game.

What do you want to see out of Minecraft Dungeons? Do you want a lengthy campaign? Addictive gameplay? Or all of the above? Hopefully, when the game is ready, it'll be a compelling experience elevates the Minecraft franchise as a whole.

Since it's an Xbox Game Studios title, Minecraft Dungeons will be available on Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass is a monthly subscription service starting at $10 which gives you access to over 200 titles immediately. While third-party experiences come and go, Microsoft Exclusives stay there forever.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.