Double Eleven Partners With Mojang on Upcoming Action-Adventure Game Minecraft Dungeons

Double Eleven Partners With Mojang on Upcoming Action-Adventure Game Minecraft Dungeons

Scheduled for release in 2020, Double Eleven to Focus on Creating the Best Player Experience Possible

 

Teesside, United Kingdom — September 17, 2019 — Developer and publisher Double Eleven announced today their ongoing partnership with Mojang on the development of its upcoming dungeon crawling action-adventure game Minecraft Dungeons, a standalone game from the hugely successful Minecraft franchise.

Double Eleven’s role in the development of Minecraft Dungeons is focused around developing the console editions of the project with Mojang, content creation and helping develop the game’s underlying online and multiplayer systems, all with the goal of creating the best possible player experience for the groundbreaking title, which is due to be released for PC, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in 2020.

“It’s a real honour to help with the creation of such an exciting, high-profile release as Minecraft Dungeons”, said Lee Hutchinson, founder and CEO of Double Eleven. “This December will mark Double Eleven’s 10th anniversary, and in that time we’ve developed a track record of technical expertise and creativity. This milestone highlights the next phase of the team’s expansion, and we’ve got more exciting announcements still to come this year.”

“We’re thrilled to have found a partner that shares our passion for creating great games, and we’re looking forward to working closely with Double Eleven to bring Minecraft Dungeons to a wide range of platforms,” said David Nisshagen, Executive Producer at Mojang. “We’re excited to watch our passion project continue to grow, and Double Eleven’s expertise and dedication will help us create a high-quality experience for our community.”

Double Eleven are one of the United Kingdom’s key providers of development and publishing services to the videogame industry, delivering full-service visual and development solutions from initial concept to production, development, publishing and post-release support. Headquartered in Middlesbrough, Teesside in the North-East of England, Double Eleven has a team approaching 100 developers, investing heavily in people and infrastructure, avoiding the pitfalls of crunch to give staff a positive work-life balance.

Double Eleven are recognised for their work as a development and publishing partner for the console releases of Goat Simulator, Prison Architect as well as a co-development partner on Crackdown 3. It was awarded one of the best places to work in the Gamesindustry.biz Best Places To Work Awards two years running in 2017 and 2018.

 

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About Minecraft Dungeons

Minecraft Dungeons is developed by a small, dedicated team at Mojang and will provide a brand-new way to experience Minecraft when it releases in 2020.

Fight your way through an all-new action-adventure game, inspired by classic dungeon crawlers and set in the Minecraft universe! Brave the dungeons alone, or team up with friends! Up to four players can battle together through action-packed, treasure-stuffed, wildly varied levels – all in an epic quest to save the villagers and take down the evil Arch-Illager! Discover a trove of powerful new weapons and items that will help you defeat ruthless swarms of new-and-nasty mobs. Fight or flee through canyons, swamps and – of course – mines! Any adventurer brave or foolish enough to explore this blocky and beautiful world will need to come prepared. So quickly, gear up!

Minecraft Dungeons will be available with Xbox Game Pass at launch for Xbox One.

 

About Minecraft

With over 112 million unique Minecraft players engaged across all platforms and over 176 million copies sold worldwide, Minecraft is the best-selling video game in history. The Minecraft franchise continues to reach new players through an expanding line of consumer products, game updates, Minecraft Marketplace and the amazing content created by its vibrant and growing community. Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures, and we’re excited to see its world expand with new games like Minecraft Dungeons and Minecraft Earth. Minecraft: Education Edition is a special version of the game designed for schools and educational settings, supporting 21st century learning across subjects from coding to chemistry.

About Mojang

Mojang is a game development studio based in Sweden, best known for developing Minecraft. In 2014, Mojang joined Microsoft Studios to continue work on Minecraft and bring their vision, creative energy and innovative mindset to the development of future games.

About Double Eleven

Double Eleven Limited are a full-service publisher and developer, with a head office located in Middlesbrough and second office in Birmingham. Since becoming an independent publisher, they have focused on bringing great games to new platforms and audiences including titles from the PixelJunk series, Prison Architect, and Goat Simulator. Double Eleven have also developed a strong reputation for technical skill, working on games such as the Lego Harry Potter series (PS4/XB1/Switch), Limbo (Vita) and most recently Crackdown 3 (Windows 10). Double Eleven were named by GamesIndustry.biz as one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ in the UK gaming industry in both 2018 and 2017.