During Nintendo Direct live stream last night, Nintendo announced that Minecraft is now available for the Nintendo 3DS handheld. One restriction is that Minecraft will work only on the new 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS XL devices. Original 3DS and 2DS handhelds are not compatible with this game. Minecraft for 3DS will feature both survival and creative mode. And it will come with five skin packs and two texture packs.
Gamers can download this game from Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo also announced that cartridge version of Minecraft for 3DS will become available in the future.