Minecraft Pokemon GO-style Game Teased By Microsoft - Prima Games

Minecraft Pokemon GO-style Game Teased By Microsoft

by Liana Ruppert

Pokemon GO showed us that – at least for a limited time – world peace was achievable. OK, maybe not that far but the mobile phenomenon definitely provided unfiltered joy as trainers-in-training took to their local streets to “catch ’em all” with their neighbors. Now it looks like Microsoft is wanting to replicate that success with a Minecraft take on the AR experience.

Microsoft recently teased a new project involving Minecraft that will officially be revealed on May 17th as part of the 10-year celebration of the game’s anniversary. The teaser can be seen in the video at the top of the article, titled “What’s Minecraft Up To?” with a very Augmented Reality focus prevalent throughout the clip. 

While details haven’t been revealed yet, it would be awesome if players could build Minecraft-inspired worlds in the real world thanks to AR. With Minecraft being such a creative outlet for gamers, to bring that IRL would be incredible and would rival that of Pokemon GO without being an exact formulaic copy. 

Would you be interested in a Minecraft AR mobile experience? What other games would you like to see get the similar AR treatment? Hit us up with your thoughts over on Twitter @PrimaGames

Liana Ruppert

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Dragon Age and Mass Effect, Liana is wildly passionate about all things in the gaming community. From shooters, to RPGs, if it's out - she's playing it. A medically retired US Sailor and now full-time hoarder of gaming collectibles, Liana's passion for everything in the gaming industry is palpable. Also, if you lose her in a crowd, just casually mention any BioWare game and the crazy pterodactyl screech will without a doubt follow. You can follow her on Twitter @DirtyEffinHippy or email her for editorial inquiries at [email protected]!