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Microsoft Acquires, Reshapes "Minecraft" in the Classroom

After purchasing the popular video game "Minecraft" late last year, Microsoft has announced that it has also acquired "MinecraftEdu," a classroom-focused version of the game.

Naveen Nattam (l) Sean Riley (r) play games during their lunch break at Twisted Pixel, a video game company in Austin. Texas…

After purchasing the popular video game "Minecraft" late last year, Microsoft has announced that it has also acquired "MinecraftEdu," a classroom-focused version of the game. A revamped version, called "Minecraft: Education Edition," will debut later this year and will feature new tools for students and teachers, such as a library of lesson plans, help forums and unique student login accounts. (NBC News)

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