Minecraft for Nintendo Switch Will Soon Include Xbox Live Achievements

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Nintendo has no achievements record in its console.

Though Football Manager is a great fit for the hybrid Switch, fans may be disappointed that they're not finally getting a portable version of the mainline game and simply have another platform on which to play the Touch edition.

"We can confirm that Minecraft players on Nintendo Switch will soon be able to earn achievements tied to Xbox Live once the Bedrock update is released", a Minecraft representative confirmed to Polygon.

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The list of achievements appears to be the same as are to be found on Xbox versions as well as on Android and iOS. It entered the scene and was much lauded for its superior gameplay and cool graphics. Thunder Lotus Games president Will Dube said in a statement on the game's Switch version that "Playing a Thunder Lotus game on a handheld console brings me way back". Patrick Maka is the man responsible for posting the good news on Twitter.

Still, better late than never, and to be honest, you might even completely forgive Nintendo when you see just how useful the "Dashboard" is, i.e. the new user interface (UI) brought in by Update 5.3.

If you're looking for deals this week, Shovel Knight is going back on sale with Specter of Torment for Nintendo Switch on sale for $7.99 and Treasure Trove for $19.99. You can find the popular console in stock on amazon.com for $299.

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