Minecraft teams up with the BBC for climate change-themed Frozen Planet 2 DLC
Minecraft is full of exciting adventure maps, and the latter are meant to be both entertaining and educational. Mojang has teamed up with BBC Earth to bring climate change-related content to the game.
of BBC Earth Frozen Planet II Now airing, and this DLC of the same name to help explain the concept of climate change to kids. “If you’ve ever started a new Minecraft game and spawned in the middle of an icy plains biome, you’ll know a thing or two about trying to survive in a harsh environment,” announcement Said DLC will reflect similar struggles from the perspective of different creatures.
The Frozen Planet II adventures will be released in five parts on a weekly basis from now until October 18. Each part puts you in control of different animals, from a polar bear, killer whale and Lapland bumblebee. Findings of each animal will illustrate their particular way of life. In the case of polar bears, you’ll protect your cubs while crossing ice floes — you’ll see some of that The official trailer Down below. Walruses, eagles, leopards and eagles are committed to future episodes. More regions such as “snow-covered forests, frozen peaks, and vast ice continents” will also be part of the DLC.
As you might expect from educational content, the Frozen Planet II DLC is free. That goes for all five episodes. You can grab the first one for Minecraft: Learning Edition or the standard game Minecraft Marketplace now
This isn’t the first time that Minecraft has teamed up with a television program. Spongebob Squarepants DLC released back in July, allowing players to explore Bikini Bottom as SpongeBob and his underwater friends. It’ll cost you 1,340 Minecraft Coins if you want it — it’s for kids, but it’s not an educational piece like the Frozen Planet II DLC.