Mojang has announced Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition. It is available via the Nintendo eShop today and will launch physically at a later date.
The New 3DS version includes Survival and Creative modes, five skin packs, and two texture packs.
Here’s an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures.
Only playable on the New Nintendo 3DS series.
Explore randomly‐generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armor to fend off the dangerous mobs.
- Create and explore your very own world where the only limit is what you can imagine.
- Includes five skin packs and two texture packs to customize your gameplay!
- Use the touch screen to check your map or manage your inventory!