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Minecraft Xbox 360 preorder $16.99 @ Newegg Ends 4/15


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#1 ZombiesWorld

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 11:19 AM

This is the cheapest Minecraft has been for the Xbox.

Your card will be charged when it ships.

The Release Date is 6/4

This is the disc version.

Enjoy!

http://www.newegg.co...-74103326-L032B

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#2 NightCat

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 12:11 PM

wow disc version? Digital perfect for me. I know many will buy even if got digital so nice find.

#3 ShoeGamer19

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:06 PM

When does Newegg charge the card, is it like Amazon and they charge when they ship?

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#4 morrodox

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:35 PM

Nice. I've always wanted to try Minecraft but I refuse to pay for digital-only. Will definitely order this.

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#5 ShoeGamer19

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:43 PM

Nice. I've always wanted to try Minecraft but I refuse to pay for digital-only. Will definitely order this.

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Awesome, thanks! I have it digitally, but I prefer my games in discs.

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#6 Johnnybeachboy

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 01:55 PM

Dammit forgot my credit card....

I don't even own an Xbox but I'm getting this.

Wish PC had a disk version, it would run so much better.....
Imagine PS3/4 with MC....

#7 tylerh1701

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:09 PM

If this came with new achievements I'd probably re-buy it at this price.

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#8 Chrono Gear

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:09 PM

This is the cheapest Minecraft has been for the Xbox.


Well, second cheapest actually. Preorders at Best Buy for the download code were $14.99. Makes me wish I waited to pick it up since I always prefer physical media.

#9 FlyingAce39

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:18 PM

Meh, digital doesn't bother me. I prefer disc, but I'm alright with Minecraft being digital on my Xbox. Thanks for the post, OP.

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#10 ZombiesWorld

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:39 PM

Well, second cheapest actually. Preorders at Best Buy for the download code were $14.99. Makes me wish I waited to pick it up since I always prefer physical media.


Yeah I know, that's when I got mine. But I don't count that since it only last a few hours and a lot of people missed out :/
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#11 BudzMcGee

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 02:49 PM

Whats MSRP supposed to be for the disc version?

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#12 ZombiesWorld

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:01 PM

Whats MSRP supposed to be for the disc version?

20 bucks
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#13 CodeTrader

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:09 PM

I was kind of hoping they might have some pre-order exclusives/bonus items, but I haven't seen anything.

My kids and I love this game. Virtual Legos. :)

#14 PapaSmerf

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:37 PM

Disc version means my kids can play online on any 360 in the house and not only the one with the original download. Am I right?

#15 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:08 PM

hmm, Minecraft is one of the games I think I might prefer to have a digital version of. Just being able to jump in every now and then seems a lot more convenient. Newegg charges me tax as well, so this is really only a $2 savings:cry:

guess I should just hope it one day goes on an XBLA sales

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#16 freshzen

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:10 PM

Disc version means my kids can play online on any 360 in the house and not only the one with the original download. Am I right?


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#17 the_ENEMY_

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:32 PM

im still wondering why they didn't pop this on the PSN, did microsoft shell out an extra million to keep it exclusive like always?
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#18 h2dk

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:35 PM

Disc version means my kids can play online on any 360 in the house and not only the one with the original download. Am I right?


This is why I will be buying the disc version. 3 kids + 3 360's + 1 digital copy of minecraft = lots of fighting :)

Change is fucking good - but folding money is better.


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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:36 PM

im still wondering why they didn't pop this on the PSN, did microsoft shell out an extra million to keep it exclusive like always?


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Change is fucking good - but folding money is better.


#20 Kyanos

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:42 PM

Wish PC had a disk version, it would run so much better.....


What? And also, disc.

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#21 PapaSmerf

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:44 PM

This is why I will be buying the disc version. 3 kids + 3 360's + 1 digital copy of minecraft = lots of fighting :)

Exactly my situation.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 05:12 PM

This is why I will be buying the disc version. 3 kids + 3 360's + 1 digital copy of minecraft = lots of fighting :)


I have 3 360's too and always download my xbla/dlc on the kid's main console in the family room and then if I want to play the game on the 360 in my room I log on to my account on that 360. So you can get 2 consoles at a time using a digital copy that way. But that doesn't help with my daughter who has her 360 at school so I still prefer physical copies where possible.

#23 infiniteHorizon

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 05:45 PM

cool I'll get it when it's $10.

#24 reapersaurus

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 06:03 PM

cool I'll get it when it's $10.

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#25 tylerh1701

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 06:08 PM

im still wondering why they didn't pop this on the PSN, did microsoft shell out an extra million to keep it exclusive like always?


This is exactly why. They've mentioned the possibility of Minecraft showing up on PSN and Vita after the exclusivity deal with Microsoft is over.

http://www.ign.com/a...3-but-not-wii-u

I would rebuy it on my Vita if it ever makes it on the console.

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#26 Gore

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 06:49 PM

Any word if Minecraft can be installed from disc? If it's like other arcade-on-disc games, then the answer will be no.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 06:51 PM

The disc release has been pushed back to June 4.

Major Nelson: "FYI: In order to include the very latest content, the retail version for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has been delayed until June 4 (US)"

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 08:00 PM

yes


Isn't the OUYA getting it too though?

#29 Datajack

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:32 PM

Isn't the OUYA getting it too though?


No.

#30 Gregtastic

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:47 PM

Isn't the OUYA getting it too though?


How is the OUYA not getting it when it runs Android?

Now, I'm not saying it will get it "officially", but I'm sure you can get it on there somehow.

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