Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition No. 8 in Japan sales

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Media Create Co., Ltd. this month said Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition for Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch this week ranked as the No. 8 best-selling software in the latest retail data from Japan.

Between Nov. 26 and Dec. 2, Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition ranked as the No. 8 software selling 11,671 units in the period.

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.

An 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.

Finally, Minecraft supports the Nintendo Switch Online service.


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