Microsoft’s Phil Harrison took the stage during the press conference, and opened by discussing Microsoft’s commitment to independent gaming and how the company has led hundreds of indie developers to a billion dollars in sales. What better game to headline it than one of the generation’s most popular ones?
Surprising absolutely no one, Minecraft: Xbox One edition will be coming to the console, though the date was not announced. The trailer also did not announce any additional features such as Kinect functionality, so it’s likely this might just be a vanilla port. Since Notch refuses to put the game on Windows 8, this will be a chance for more Microsoft disciples to experience the mega-hit.