The game also has an achievement system. Gameplay by default is the first person. But players have the option to play in the third person mode. The main gameplay is focused on breaking and placing blocks or rough 3D objects, arranged in a fixed grid pattern and representing different materials such as dirt, stone, various ores, water, and tree trunks.
While players can move freely across the open world, objects can only be placed at fixed locations on the grid. Players can gather these material blocks and put them elsewhere, which enables them to do various constructions.
With the advent of the latest video games that featured state-of-the-art graphics technology, “Minecraft” has been relegated to a kid’s game, graphics-wise. Eventually, the new games found out that “Minecraft” is already an icon in the video game industry and simply cannot be dislodged from its lofty status as one of the most successful and sentimental video games.
It’s more than 100 million registered users is not just an evidence of its extraordinary popularity, it also shows that despite being akin to an open world digital Lego set, gamers really find “Minecraft” entertaining and exciting enough to maintain their interest on it.
A good part of the continued success of “Minecraft” however can be attributed to YouTube, which “Minecraft” gamers and fanatics have greatly made use of to promote and proliferate on how to do things properly in “Minecraft.”