Nintendo Switch Edition


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Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition is the version of Minecraft developed by 4J Studios 4J Studios Type Private Founder(s) Paddy Burns and Chris van der Kuyl Founded 2005 Headquarters Dundee and East Linton, Scotland Products Minecraft Console Edition, Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, and others Parent None Links Site 4J Studios which minecraft and Mojang AB Mojang AB Type Subsidiary Founder(s) Markus Persson, Jakob Porsér, and Carl Manneh Founded 2009 Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden Key people Jens Bergensten Products Minecraft, Scrolls, Cobalt, and Crown and Council Parent MicrosoftTechnology company Studios Links Site Mojang minecraft for the Nintendo Switch. It was announced on Jan. 13, 2017, and released on May 11, 2017 for $29.99 on the Nintendo eShop. A physical releaseAnnounce is expected to arrive at a later date.




The Nintendo Switch Edition can be played in TV Mode, Handheld Mode, and Tabletop Mode. The in-game username corresponds with the username chosen from a Nintendo Account, which is changeable. In addition to the Joy-Con, the game is also playable with the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.


The following DLC is included in the Nintendo Switch Edition: