Today Minecraft Mojang officially announced that it has released its first edition (Alpha o.1) of Minecraft: Pocket Edition. The game is currently only available to Xperia Play owners for $6.99, but the company has announced that the game will be released on other Android devices in what they say is the “near future”.

Seeing as the main game is a work in progress, it is to be expected that Minecraft: Pocket Edition will be one too. Currently the game includes features such as: 36 different kinds of blocks, randomized worlds, local area multiplayer, and the ability to save multiplayer worlds on your phone. You can expect to see quick and frequent updates to Minecraft: Pocket Edition in the future.

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