According to a recent press release sent to VG News Wire, Nintendo and Mojang are collaborating on bringing the popular level creator video game, Minecraft, to the Nintendo Wii U.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition is scheduled to hit the Nintendo eShop on December 17 and will be sold digitally for $29.99. This digital download is set to include four content packages. A list of the included content can be found below:

  • Battle & Beasts Skin Pack
  • Battle & Beasts Skin Pack 2
  • Natural Texture Pack
  • City Texture Pack
  • Fantasy Texture Pack
  • Festive Mash-up Pack

At this time is it currently unknown if Minecraft: Wii U Edition will see a retail release, but given the title’s past via competitive consoles, it could be a possibility.

The Minecraft franchise was sold to Microsoft in 2014, and has sold more than 70 million units across all platforms since its initial release in 2011.

VG News Wire recently reviewed the latest title in the Minecraft series, Minecraft Story Mode Episode One, which was highly praised for its wonderful gameplay and design.

And for more information regarding everything that is Minecraft, you’re already in the right place, VG News Wire.