WiiU owners can now purchase the physical copy of Minecraft: WiiU Edition for their collection, including all of the Super Mario Mash-Up packs, for just $29.99. Also included in the WiiU Edition are the Battle & Beasts Skin Pack, the Battle & Beasts 2 Skin Pack, the Natural, City, and Fantasy Texture Packs, and the Festive Mash Up. For the official Nintendo press release, see below.
“The Super Mario Mash-Up Pack is only available in Minecraft: Wii U Edition. The bonus content gives players 40 new Super Mario-themed skins, which transform the game’s characters into familiar heroes like Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, and even troublemakers like Wario and all seven Koopalings. All the world and item textures in the game will also be redone, providing players the opportunity to create their own Super Mario-themed locations within the world of Minecraft. Builders of all ages will love crafting massive new worlds using building blocks inspired by a series as accessible and iconic as Super Mario.
Since launching in 2011, Minecraft has become a global phenomenon, selling more than 100 million games worldwide. The game places players in a massive randomly generated world, and lets them explore, harvest resources and craft anything their imaginations can conjure. The Wii U version of Minecraft features Off-TV Play, touch-screen functionality and online multiplayer.
Minecraft: Wii U Edition is also available on Nintendo eShop for $29.99 with the Super Mario Mash-Up pack available as a free game update. For more information about Minecraft: Wii U Edition, visithttp://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/minecraft-wii-u-edition.”