Mojang and Microsoft have announced that Minecraft is coming to the Xbox 360 as a $19.99 retail release on April 30th in the U.S.

box-art-minecraft-xb-retailThe retail version is identical to the Xbox LIVE Arcade version, with one exception, it will contain the ninth title update featuring The End, a new dimension that’s home to the Ender Dragon. In addition, those who pick up the retail version will be able to connect to multiplayer with those who own the digital version.

Everyone outside North America (Australia, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand, Singapore, and Taiwan) will be able to get this in early June.