Minecraft Now Available On New 3DS

Minecraft is now available on the New 3DS handheld game system and a retail release will occur shortly. Nintendo announced the game's availability during a Direct presentation on Twitch. Included with the New 3DS version of the title are its survival and creative modes.

Also included are five skin packs and two texture packs. You can either utilize button controls or touchscreen controls to engage with the game's inventory, crafting, and map control functions.

Nintendo hasn't announced when Minecraft for the New 3DS will reach retail stores, but it should be soon.