Apple announced during its keynote today that Minecraft is coming to the Apple TV. The company highlighted the game while talking about the growing popularity of the tvOS App Store, noting that there are over 8000 apps in the tvOS App Store.

Details on Minecraft for Apple TV are sparse at this point, but we should know more when the app officially hits the App Store. The app is expected to hit come before the end of the year.

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