Microsoft Teases Minecraft AR Title

Minecraft is about to get the Pokemon GO treatment

Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the world, selling a staggering 154 million copies across all of the platforms it's available on - which is majority - making it the second-best selling title of all time behind Tetris. There is little information shared but the video below shows the possibility of a Minecraft AR game. A new teaser video has been release suggesting that there might be a new Minecraft game in the works and that it could be an AR game.

Microsoft hasn't revealed any details around the new AR development.

We get to see a pig in the video, along with two human-sized creatures as well.

Minecraft has been one continual success story since its launch in 2009, with Microsoft buying the IP and developer Mojang in 2014.

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The new Minecraft smartphone app or game is set to be revealed on May 17, 2019.

While not an ideal example of the potential of AR, Pokémon Go served as an introduction to augmented reality to a massive community of players.

However, we have absolutely no idea how it will play, as the full announcement isn't happening until next week.

"I can't wait to see to see the magic you build", Nadella said during while concluding his presentation at the Build keynote and showcasing the Minecraft AR teaser.

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