It may be a while before the next Minecraft 1.6 update is ready for download but nothing is going to change the “full” release of Minecraft, come November 11th. The day we remember and the day The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim releases is the day Notch chose to end the Minecraft beta.
To celebrate the occasion, the Mojang crew is thinking of flying to Las Vegas and hosting their first ever Minecraft Convention. They already have an idea for what the event will entail and how much it may cost so read on for the details.
Nothing’s official just yet but Notch’s blog is proposing an idea for the Minecraft launch event that may involve the following:
- MinecraftCon would take place on launch day, November 11, 2011, in Las Vegas.
- Tickets will likely be around $90 for the evening.
- Game may launch live on stage.
- There will be contests, partying and lots of food.
- Q&A with the Mojang crew
$90 may seem steep, but there will be a lot of great stuff at the event to offset that. Of course, you’ll need to get yourself down there and pay for your own accommodation as well.
At the moment, Notch is working solo on Minecraft but the plan is for the whole Mojang crew to be at the event and I wouldn’t be surprised to see some updates/announcements related to their next game, Scrolls.
As we know, one of the most anticipated games of the year in Skyrim also launches on that day and Notch hinted on Twitter that maybe they can include an unofficial “Skyrim play session” during the event too.
If you’re in love with Minecraft, this is the event to be at. Whether or not you’re interested in actually going, head over to Notch’s blog to vote.
Minecraft exits beta status on November 11, 2011 and the 90-minute Minecraft demo is available now.
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