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Minecraft XBLA release date comes to the surface

Minecraft finally hitting XBLA this summer

Xbox 360 gamers will finally be able to get their hands on Minecraft through Xbox Live Arcade this summer.

Microsoft has revealed that the XBLA version of Mojang's hit online playground will be available on the Marketplace from May the 9th for 1600 MS points.

Minecraft's release will be preceded by Trials Evolution on April 18th, Bloodforge on April 25th and Fable Heroes on May 2nd as part of Microsoft's Arcade NEXT season to celebrate the newly enlarged Achievement and Gamerscore caps for XBLA titles.

Senior Director of Digital Publishing at Microsoft Studios, Ted Woolsey said, "This is going to be the best four weeks of game releases in the history of Xbox LIVE Arcade."

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