Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 1 Release Date Announced

| 16 Sep 2015 10:44

The first episode in Minecraft: Story Mode will be releasing in October.

The Order of the Stone is the first episode in Telltale's five part Minecraft: Story Mode, and will be available digitally worldwide on October 13. The Order of the Stone will be available on PC and Mac through Steam, the Telltale Online Store, and other digital distribution services, as well as PSN for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, and XBL on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

On October 15, Episode 1 will arrive on iOS and Android. A physical version will be available in North America on October 27 and Europe on October 30. Each physical copy features Episode 1, along with a Season Pass that allows players to download new episodes as they are released.

Patton Oswalt and Catherine Taber voice the lead character, Jesse, with players choosing a male or female character. Additional voices include Corey Feldman, Paul Reubens, Brian Posehn, Ashley Johnson, Scott Porter, Martha Plimpton, Billy West and Dave Fennoy.

"Developed in partnership with our friends at Mojang, this all-ages adventure series kicks off a thrilling story full of many elements essential to the world of Minecraft, combined with Telltale's trademark choice-based gameplay," said Kevin Bruner, CEO and co-founder of Telltale Games. "There are plenty of exciting details we've been keeping under wraps, and we're thrilled that players will soon be starting their own adventure through the Nether to the Farlands and beyond with Jesse and The Order of the Stone."

"One of the greatest things about this project is that it gives the community a chance to interact with the world of Minecraft in a new and different way. It also marks the beginning of some exciting narrative-form content based on our game," said Lydia Winters, Brand Director at Mojang. "We worked directly with Telltale on every step of the process. Together we've created a blend of the amazing narratives that Telltale creates with all the fun and adventure you know and love from Minecraft. It's got everything: creepers, crafting, an incredible cast of characters, and even an adorable pig. How awesome does that sound?"

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