Has Minecraft‘s release date been leaked by US retailer GameStop? An upcoming releases listing they handed to a customer appears to suggest the game will release on August 19th.
Although the listing is for upcoming Xbox One titles, if the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita titles are to be released at the same time as the Xbox One version, this could be a potential date for the release of one of the highest-selling games of all time.
The listing you see above was handed to Minecraft Forum user RoosterRider80, who says he walked into his local GameStop on August 3rd and received this printout after enquiring about upcoming Xbox One releases.
— 4J Studios (@4JStudios) August 1, 2014
Passing through certification can take a couple of weeks so this date may be a little too soon. Our very own Paul Murphy also spotted this advert on UK satellite television that suggests a September release date for the PlayStation Vita version;
The Vita Lounge will keep you posted on all the Minecraft news as and when it happens. When do you think the game will release? Let us know in the comments below!