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'Minecraft' to Feature The Simpsons

'Minecraft' to Feature The Simpsons
"Minecraft" will soon be getting the Springfield treatment with a new The Simpsons-branded content pack in the video game.

"Minecraft" will soon be getting the Springfield treatment with a new The Simpsons-branded content pack in the video game.

Created in partnership between when Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Xbox, the downloadable pack will include the entire Simpsons family–Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie–plus 19 Springfield Elementary School characters.

Scheduled for release in late February 2015, The Simpsons content pack for "Minecraft" will be available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

“Like The Simpsons, 'Minecraft' is a true cultural phenomenon, embraced by people of all ages, from every corner of the globe,” says Roz Nowicki, executive vice president, global sales and retail, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. “We know fans of the show will have a ton of fun bringing the colorful characters of Springfield into the intricate worlds they’ve been building in 'Minecraft.'”

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