Minecraft Dungeons and Dragons will be a thing. Wizards of the Coast announced the news during a recent D&D Direct presentation, which they kicked off by revealing a new collaboration with Minecraft. The Dungeons & Dragons DLC will take you to the Forgotten Realms, where you can play as one of the iconic TTRPG classes and face classic enemies, including a dragon. But when does the Minecraft Dungeons and Dragons DLC release?
Minecraft Dungeons and Dragons DLC Release Date
From the official announcement show to the respective official Twitter accounts, all we know right now (March 28, 2023) is that Minecraft Dungeons & Dragons will be coming soon, with a release date set for this spring.
No firm release date has been revealed yet, but with the hype around the announcement, it’s sure more information will be released soon.
Adventure awaits with our upcoming Dungeons & Dragons DLC!
Choose your class, unlock classic spells, and ace ability checks while exploring iconic locations and battling monsters such as Beholders, Mimics, and more!
Coming soon! pic.twitter.com/ijfgiCZKWg
— Minecraft (@Minecraft) March 28, 2023
Minecraft Dungeons and Dragons DLC Locations, Classes, and Enemy Mobs
Here’s what we currently know about the DLC. You’ll need Minecraft: Bedrock Edition to play in the Forgotten Realms.
There will be five locations to explore, two of which we know about:
- Icewind Dale
You’ll get to play as various classes armed with weapons from Dungeons and Dragons. The reveal trailer also showcases the creatures you’ll battle against from the Forgotten Realms, like Displacer Beasts, Dragons, Mimics, and Gelatinous Cubes.
Along with the DLC announcement, a new Monstrous Compendium has been released. Another collaboration between Minecraft and Dungeons and Dragons, the Monstrous Compendium Volume 3 gives stat blocks to Minecraft mobs so you can include them in your home tabletop sessions. The compendium is available for free on minecraft.net and dndbeyond.com.
Featured image via Dungeons & Dragons YouTube.