“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about Minecraft coming to the Nintendo Wii U, making peace with Apple for the holidays, a HoloLens app idea competition, criticism by former CEO Steve Ballmer, the new FindTime app, how Memphis police officers replaced a kid’s stolen Xbox, the open sourcing of Chakra, a focus on employee diversity, the Halo 5: Guardians December update, the Microsoft Lumia 550 release and more.
Minecraft Is Coming To The Wii U
Today Forbes contributor Paul Tassi published an article about how Minecraft will be available for the Nintendo Wii U later this month. Minecraft will be released for the Wii U on December 17th with six DLC packs included. The retail price of Minecraft for the Nintendo Wii U will be $30 when it is released.
Minecraft is already available for Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Phone, Microsoft Xbox One, Microsoft Xbox 360, Apple Mac OS X, Apple iOS, Sony PS3, Sony PS4, Sony PS Vita, Google Android, Linux and the Raspberry Pi. Even though Nintendo will be late to the Minecraft party, better late than never! Minecraft has sold over 70 million copies across all of the aforementioned platforms already and it still seems to be going strong.