Minecraft Dungeons Delayed until Late May

Minecraft Dungeons is dropping in May to bring players a new way to delve deep into the wonderful universe of Minecraft with friends.

“As you know, we initially planned to release Minecraft Dungeons by the end of April,” a press released from Mojang said. “However, due to the current state of the world, this was no longer possible, as we wanted to guarantee the health and safety of our teams, and empower them to deliver the best possible experience to the community.”

Battle new-and-nasty mobs across action-packed levels in either single-player or up to four-person co-op multiplayer in this epic quest to defeat the evil Arch-Illager.

In the game, the difficulty, enemy count, and the loot will adapt based on the number of players in each session to consistently provide a fun, rewarding experience. Each mission in Minecraft Dungeons is a mix of procedural content and “carefully crafted elements” that tie into the mission’s objectives and narrative, meaning that while parts of each mission may stay the same on subsequent playthroughs, the paths, mobs and treasures found will be different each time.

“There are a variety of brand-new mobs that are part of the Minecraft Dungeons narrative. The Key Golem is a cute little critter that helps open locked doors while making funny noises, that are sure to delight,” the team at Mojang said. “Those visiting the Fiery Forge will encounter the epic boss-like Redstone Monstrosity. There are many more unrevealed mobs to discover, in addition to a lot of mobs you already know and love like Creepers and Endermen.”

Minecraft Dungeons was announced at E3 last year, giving us a taste of the top-down dungeon-crawling action RPG adventure and now we know it’s set to launch digitally on May 26 across all platforms.

The standard edition of Minecraft Dungeons will be $19.99. For $29.99, the Hero Edition of the game unlocks the Hero Pass which includes a Hero Cape, two-player skins, a chicken pet (!!!!) and two upcoming DLC packs. The official FAQ for the game says that “there are many free updates planned for the game.”