Minecraft Dungeons delayed to May 26, preorder here (update)

Minecraft Dungeons Environments
Minecraft Dungeons Environments (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Minecraft Dungeons has an April release date.
  • The game is a Diablo-like dungeon crawler set in the Minecraft Universe.
  • The development team delayed the game to May 26 due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • You can preorder Minecraft Dungeons on the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).

Updated March 31, 2020: Minecraft Dungeons has been delayed to May 26 due to the coronavirus outbreak. However, the game is available for preorder now

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Minecraft Dungeons is an upcoming dungeon crawler for a number of platforms. In the past, we've reported that it takes the dungeon crawler formula built by classics like Diablo and places it in the Minecraft Universe. You can team up with friends to explore, take down creepers, and recover the best loot. There's a lot of replayability because the levels are procedurally generated.

Minecraft Dungeons has a release date of April 2020, but it seems like the game may be delayed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Today, the official Twitter account said the following.

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Hopefully, the developers will stay safe and healthy while governments around the world can hopefully contain the pandemic. We've waited this long for the game, so a little longer won't hurt anyone as long as everyone makes it through.

Are you excited for Minecraft Dungeons? What do you find the most appealing about it? Let us know.

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.

2 Comments
  • Bummer. But we all have a million games to play anyway, right? Let's value and focus on what we have, which is plenty.
  • Good, because my Wolcen addiction is still going strong. I will definitely want to check it out when it releases though.