Minecraft Nintendo Switch Edition No. 2 in Japan sales

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Media Create Co., Ltd. this week said Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition for Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch this week ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software in the latest retail data from Japan.

This week, Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition ranked as the No. 2 best-selling software selling 25,773 units between June 25 and July 1.

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition includes the Minecraft Bedrock Engine.

The Bedrock version contains all previously released content including the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.

In addition, it allows owners to connect with non-Nintendo system users like Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One and Android mobile phones.

Finally, a new in-game store called Minecraft Marketplace allows users to purchase community-related items using MINECOINS, a new virtual in-game currency.

Current Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition owners can download the Bedrock version at no cost post release.

Minecraft will support the Nintendo Switch Online paid membership this Sept.

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