Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

Alex Calvin
Minecraft: Story Mode is launching on Wii U this week

The Wii U edition of Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode is being released this coming Thursday.

The developer has announced that the first episode of the game – The Order of the Stone – will be coming out on Thursday, January 21st.

This follows Mojang's Minecraft finally launching on Nintendo's home console last December.

Minecraft: Story Mode made its debut digital for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on October 13th before a physical edition launched in the UK on October 30th.

"Telltale Games is synonymous with quality gaming and compelling content,"said Nintendo's VP of publisher and developer relationships Steve Singer.

"We are thrilled that Nintendo fans will have the opportunity to experience this first-hand with the debut of 'Minecraft: Story Mode' on Wii U."

Telltale Games CEO and co-founder Kevin Bruner added: ”Working with Nintendo, we're tremendously excited to be bringing our unique style of storytelling to Wii U for the first time, and we couldn't be happier to be kicking things off with a series like 'Minecraft: Story Mode' that allows players of all ages to craft their own adventure across the Minecraft universe.”

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