‘Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series’ Season Premiere Now Free on Multiple Platforms
Season Pass Also Discounted
Today we can announce that the season premiere episode of Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series is now free to download on multiple platforms, and season passes are discounted to reflect special pricing for Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure.
Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1: ‘The Order of the Stone’ is now available to download free on the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360®, for Windows 10 via the Windows Store, for compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and for compatible Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. The episode is also available to download free on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in North America (SIEA territories), and will be available free very soon for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 in Europe (SIEE territories).
Prices for the Season Pass, Adventure Pass, Season Pass Deluxe, and The Complete Adventure on each platform have been discounted to reflect the newly free Episode 1, and the special pricing for Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure retail disc.
The new Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure retail disc includes all 8 episodes in the season in one place for the first time: 5 episodes from the original season pass, plus the 3 episodes from the ‘Adventure Pass’ add-on series. Minecraft: Story Mode – The Complete Adventure will be available on disc for US$29.99 or equivalent for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 at retailers in North America starting October 25th; and at retailers in Europe starting October 28th. The disc will also be coming to PC in the near future.
In their review of the season premiere, Polygon declared the series, “a grand adventure in the universe of Minecraft,” with Wired UK saying it, “brilliantly channels its source material,” and Kotaku UK calling it “a triumph.” The Guardian said the series “will delight Minecraft veterans young and old alike,” while GameSpot called it “a charming, winning adventure for both fans and newbies to the world of Minecraft.”
In Minecraft: Story Mode, playing as either a male or female hero named ‘Jesse,’ you’ll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. You and your friends revere the legendary Order of the Stone: Warrior, Redstone Engineer, Griefer, and Architect; slayers of the Ender Dragon. While at EnderCon in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, Jesse’s friends discover that something is wrong… something dreadful. Terror is unleashed, and you must set out on a quest to find The Order of the Stone if you are to save your world from oblivion.
The story continues beyond the original season with three ‘Adventure Pass’ episodes, chronicling the further journeys of Jesse and friends lost in a hall of portals leading from one world to the next. Will you be able to find your way home?
Minecraft: Story Mode features an all-star cast, including Patton Oswalt as male Jesse,Catherine Taber as female Jesse, Brian Posehn, Ashley Johnson, Scott Porter, Martha Plimpton, Dave Fennoy, Corey Feldman, Billy West, John Hodgman, Paul Reubens, Sean Astin, Jim Meskimen, Melissa Hutchison, Yvette Nicole Brown, Jim Cummings, Kari Wahlgren, Stampy Cat, Stacy Plays, DanTDM (The Diamond Minecart), LDShadowLady,and CaptainSparklez.
Minecraft: Story Mode is rated ‘E10+’ (Everyone 10+) for Fantasy Violence and Mild Language by the ESRB. The series is published by Telltale Games in partnership with Mojang.