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Minecraft: Dungeons is delayed to spring 2020 - here’s a gameplay trailer

The colourful ARPG is releasing a little later than expected, but at least we can see how it plays

You probably remember Minecraft: Dungeons – as an isometric ARPG reminiscent of Diablo, it’s a pretty weird pivot away from the freeform building sensation in its title. Minecraft studio Mojang unveiled it at Minecon last year, promising a release in 2019. That appears to have slipped: at Microsoft’s E3 conference just now, it was announced for release in spring 2020.

It will be supported with Xbox Game Pass from launch onward, and will have four-player local and online co-op. We also saw a decent chunk of gameplay, and from the looks of things, friends will be able to drop in fairly seamlessly. Character personalisation is a thing, as are weapon enchantments, loot, and treasure. You ultimate goal is “to take down the evil Arch-Illager”, which we’re sure makes sense in context.

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Check out the new gameplay trailer below:

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For all the latest on the Minecraft: Dungeons release date, abilities, crafting (more specifically, the lack of it), and more, hit that link.

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We’ll have plenty more from E3 2019 on the site – our staff are on the ground in Los Angeles and covering the conferences from our UK office, so stick around for the latest news.