Terraria’s sandbox mechanic is something we’ve all been craving for years, and now the developers behind Terraria are hoping to make it easier for players to get into.
In a new blog post, Terraria developer Mojang and the team behind the Terraria: Steam Edition have detailed how to convert your terrarium into a Minecraft sandbox with just a few keystrokes.
For the uninitiated, Terrarium is Minecraft’s sandbox mode, and it lets you design your own Minecraft world with blocks you can carve out of your Minecraft world and build out.
The Mojang team says this new sandbox will allow you to create and play any Minecraft game, and you’ll be able to share your creations with the world.
While Minecraft: Steam will allow for players of any age to play, Mojang says it’s a great way for anyone who enjoys building games with Minecraft.
If you’ve got a spare room and want to build a terrarium out of it, Mojangs team says you’ll need a Minecraft version of Terraria (and the game’s Steam version of Minecraft).
Mojang notes that while the Terrarium sandbox is technically Minecraft-exclusive, it will allow anyone to create a Minecraft-inspired terrarium using any version of the game.
“If you have an old version of Windows or Mac OS X, it should work,” Mojang said.
The Terraria sandbox will also let you customize your Minecraft sandbox so that it looks more like your Minecraft Minecraft world.
Mojang’s Terraria team also points out that Terraria can be made in a wide variety of different ways.
“The Minecraft version is an open source version of an open-source game, but it’s still in development,” Mojangs blog post reads.
“You can use it for any game that uses the same Minecraft API, and use it to create Minecraft-like terrain or objects.”
For those who want to try it out for themselves, MojANG says they’ve created a tutorial video to walk you through how to get started.
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Terraria is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC on April 15.
Minecraft: Terraria will be released for PC on June 22.