Media Create Co., Ltd. this week said Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition for Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch this week ranked as the No. 5 best-selling software in the latest retail data from Japan.
Between July 9 and July 15, Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition ranked as the No. 5 software selling 15,101 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.
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.