If you love Minecraft and you’re looking forward to playing the game on the Nintendo Switch, you’ll be pleased to learn that Nintendo has confirmed that the game will be seeing a release on the Switch come 11th of May. However the release will be a digital one which means for those looking for a physical copy of the game will have to wait a little bit longer.

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According to Nintendo, Minecraft for the Switch will include the Super Mario Mash-Up pack which you can see for yourself in the screenshots above. Given the popularity of Minecraft, there is no doubt that the release for the Switch will help boost the console’s sales, especially for gamers who are still waiting to see what titles will be launched on the platform.

Minecraft has so far found its way onto pretty much every platform imaginable out there. It is available on various consoles, the PC, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, so its availability for the Switch really doesn’t come as a surprise. In fact given that the Switch is considered both a home and portable console, it may very well be the “perfect” way to play Minecraft.

In any case this is something that gamers can look forward to in less than a month’s time, so mark your calendars if this is a game you might be interested in.

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