It has been over a year since Minecraft was announced for the Xbox One but we have finally gotten a firm release date. The game was believed to come out sometime in August but odds are that there were some setbacks in development but now fans of the game will be able to download it this Friday and build on worlds that are up to 36 times larger than those on the Xbox 360.
The game will retail for $20 and will be available digitally first while a disk version will be available later in the year. What comes as a surprise is that Mojang and Microsoft have a special offer for those who already own the Xbox 360 version of the game, they will be able to get the Xbox One version for just $5. All of the downloadable content that players have purchased on the Xbox 360 Edition will be available free to re-download on the Xbox One.
Source: Xbox Wire