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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition will dig its way to the UK on June 28 and it'll also include a 48-hour subscription to Xbox Live Gold. The disc-based game includes all the features and content currently found on the XBLA version, and those with an internet connection will also receive the same updates as the digital edition.

The North American disc version of the blocktastic building game was recently delayed from April 30 to June 4. Microsoft has not officially announced any change in plans for the game to also launch in Australia, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Singapore and Taiwan during June.
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For the first time since its launch back in 2009, we're excited to announce that the multi-record breaking phenomenon, Minecraft, will soon be available to buy in-store on disc across the UK, exclusively for Xbox 360!



From 28th June fans can experience the joy of Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition straight from disc and get a taste of Xbox Live Gold using an included free 48-hour subscription! Once connected to Xbox Live everyone can get the very latest Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition content from the ever-changing pixelated world, as well as experience the many other things Live has to offer such as taking favourite games online with friends or watching the latest TV and movies.



This disc version will provide the magic and experience already loved by millions worldwide and give newcomers the thrill to explore, build, and conquer alone, or play with friends via split-screen mode or over Xbox Live*. Including a wealth of new features designed specifically for Xbox 360, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition is a whole new way to make imagination a blocktastic reality.



For more information on Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition please visit Xbox.com



Best,
Xbox UK Team



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This article was originally published on Joystiq.