News in that prospective Minecraft players can now trial the game without having to pay up front thanks to the release of the Minecraft Demo that is available for download now. Because of the demo, people can now try the game to see what all the fuss is about.
The demo will grant you five days of in-game playing time (90 minutes) and when this runs out, you will be asked to buy the full game. The idea of a demo could be very beneficial to the already successful developers because people will now be drawn to the game and hopefully become hooked during the trial period.
I tried it for myself with no previous knowledge of the game or its aim and to be honest, I instantly saw why people were so addicted to it, not because it was so good, but because it takes a long while to understand what you have to do and also to acquire objects to use.
That being said, a demo is very beneficial for both gamers and developers and should see the game’s sales build up as people introduce themselves to the game like I have. What do you think of Minecraft as a game and are you going to trial the new demo version?