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Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two
Author(s)

Telltale Games logo.png Telltale Games (developer)
Mojang Studios logo.svg Mojang Studios (publisher)

Platform(s)
Native

Windows
macOS
Android
iOSiPadOSFire
Xbox 360Xbox OnePlayStation 4Nintendo Switch

Backward Compatible

Xbox Series X|SPlayStation 5

Written in

Telltale Tool

Latest version

Android: 1.11
iOS/iPadOS: 1.6
Fire: 1.02
Nintendo Switch: 1.0.0

Release date
Rating(s)

ESRB: E10+[8]
PEGI: 7[9]
ACB: PG[10]
OFLC: PG (Episodes 1 & 4)[11]
OFLC: PG-SSMS (Episodes 2-3)[12]
OFLC: PG-LLV (Episode 5)[13]
DEJUS: 10[14]
USK: 6[15]
Apple: 9+
Google: E10+[16]
Amazon: Guidance Suggested
Windows 10: E10+[17]

Size

Windows 7+: 6.22 GB[note 1]
macOS: 5.51 GB[note 1]
Xbox 360: 2.78 GB[note 1]
Xbox One: 6.68 GB[note 1]
PS4: 6.42 GB[note 1]
Nintendo Switch: 5.9 GB[note 1]
iOS/iPadOS: 1.4 GB[note 1]
Android: 34 MB[note 1]
Fire: 1 GB[note 1]
Microsoft Store (Windows 10+): 6.46 GB[note 1]

License

Proprietary

Source available

No

Marsh Davies Mojang avatar.png

If you’re not familiar with Story Mode, it’s a sort of Choose Your Own Adventure set in the Minecraft universe, full of high drama, plucky underdogs, legendary heroes, dastardly villains, incredible peril and perky pigs. Logically enough, Season 2 follows on from Season 1, with players once again filling Jesse’s cuboid shoes, and with a host of familiar faces in tow - but new players should be able to jump right on board!

Marsh Davies[18]

Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two was an episodic point-and-click narrative-driven graphic adventure video game which is the sequel to Minecraft: Story Mode, released in July 2017 across multiple platforms, with a Nintendo Switch release on November 6, 2018.[2] The game was developed by Mojang Studios, the developer of Minecraft, in collaboration with Telltale Games. Music for the game was composed by Anadel, an atmospheric folk band based in California. The game follows the episodic format that Telltale has used for its previous titles, where player choices and actions have significant effects on later story elements.

On May 31, 2019, it was announced that Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two would no longer be supported following the closure of Telltale Games. The servers for Story Mode - Season Two were discontinued on June 25, 2019, meaning that the episodes are no longer downloadable.[19] Despite being discontinued, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions are playable on Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 respectively via backwards compatibility.[20][21]

Gameplay

Minecraft: Story Mode is an episodic point-and-click narrative-driven graphic adventure video game similar to Telltale's previous titles such as Tales from the Borderlands. The player is able to collect items, solve puzzles, and talk to non-player characters though conversation trees to learn about the story and determine what to do next. Like other Telltale Games, decisions that the player makes have an impact on story elements in future episodes.[22] However, unlike Telltale's previous games that carry more mature or emotional overtones including the death of major characters, Story Mode is known as a family-friendly title, so the decisions are still pivotal and emotional but do not involve mature imagery or themes.[22] Elements of crafting and building, central to Minecraft, are included in the gameplay, following a similar approach.[22] The game features combat and other action sequences, carried out through both quick time events similar to Telltale's other episodic games, and more arcade-like controls, such as steering around debris on a road.[23][24] The game also mixes new characters with original themes to make an entirely original Minecraft experience.

Synopsis

Now that Jesse and the gang have vanquished the Wither Storm, saved the world, and become totally super famous heroes, life has gotten a bit more...complicated. With more responsibilities and less time for adventure, old friendships have started to fade -- at least until Jesse’s hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple. Together with old pals and new comrades alike, Jesse embarks on a brand new journey filled with tough choices, good times, and at least one temperamental llama.[25]

Plot

Spoiler warning
Spoiler warning! This section contains detailed information about Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two that may spoil your enjoyment of it. Read at your own risk!

Episode 1: Hero in Residence

Episode 2: Giant Consequences

Episode 3: Jailhouse Block

Episode 4: Below the Bedrock

Episode 5: Above and Beyond

Voice cast

Jesse and Friends

Other characters

Additional voices

Episodes

The game is separated into five episodes, released in intervals of 1 to 2 months.

No. Title Directed by Written by Original release
1 "Hero in Residence" Jonathan Stauder[30] Eric Stirpe[31] July 11, 2017[26]
2 "Giant Consequences" Sean Manning Meredith Ainsworth August 15, 2017[3]
3 "Jailhouse Block" Christopher Reiser[32] Adam Esquenzai Douglas[33] September 19, 2017[4]
4 "Below the Bedrock" Daniel Rosales[34][35] Nicole Martinez, Meredith Ainsworth and Doug Lieblich November 7, 2017[5]
5 "Above and Beyond" Mark Droste[34][35] Adam Miller, Meredith Ainsworth, Doug Lieblich and Nicole Martinez December 19, 2017[6]

Trailers

Episode 1 - Hero In Residence Trailer
Episode 2 - Giant Consequences Trailer
Episode 3 - Jailhouse Block Trailer
Episode 4 - Below the Bedrock Trailer
Episode 5 - Above and Beyond Trailer

Achievements

There are thirty achievements in Story Mode - Season Two (31 on PS4), worth 1,000 Gamerscore on Xbox and Windows 10.

Icon Achievement In-game description Xbox Points PlayStation Trophy
Achievement2SM1.png Welcome to Beacontown Complete Chapter 1 of Episode 1 20G Bronze
Achievement2SM2.png There Can Only Be One Complete Chapter 2 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM3.png See a Guy about a Thing Complete Chapter 3 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM4.png Open Sesame Complete Chapter 4 of Episode 1 Silver
Achievement2SM5.png A Gift From The Deep Complete Chapter 5 of Episode 1
Achievement2SM6.png Colossal Trouble Complete Chapter 6 of Episode 1 100G Gold
Achievement2SM7.jpg The Battle for Beacontown Complete Chapter 1 of Episode 2 20G Bronze
Achievement2SM8.jpg A Company Divided Complete Chapter 2 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM9.jpg Winter is Coming Complete Chapter 3 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM10.jpg Rocked the Blocks Complete Chapter 4 of Episode 2 Silver
Achievement2SM11.jpg Trials and Tribulations Complete Chapter 5 of Episode 2
Achievement2SM12.jpg Ultimate Showdown Complete Chapter 6 of Episode 2 100G Gold
Achievement2SM13.jpg Bedrock Blues Complete Chapter 1 of Episode 3 20G Bronze
Achievement2SM14.jpg No Free Lunch Complete Chapter 2 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM15.jpg Carry the Torch Complete Chapter 3 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM16.jpg X Marks the Spot Complete Chapter 4 of Episode 3 Silver
Achievement2SM17.jpg Down and Dirty Complete Chapter 5 of Episode 3
Achievement2SM18.jpg Not-So-Great Escape Complete Chapter 6 of Episode 3 100G Gold
Achievement2SM19.png Behind and Underneath Complete Chapter 1 of Episode 4 20G Bronze
Achievement2SM20.png Poetry in Motion Complete Chapter 2 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM21.png A Friend in Need Complete Chapter 3 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM22.png Not What You Expected Complete Chapter 4 of Episode 4 Silver
Achievement2SM23.png Out of Time Complete Chapter 5 of Episode 4
Achievement2SM24.png Tougher Than Diamonds Complete Chapter 6 of Episode 4 100G Gold
Achievement2SM25.png Into the Ruins Complete Chapter 1 of Episode 5 20G Bronze
Achievement2SM26.png A Score to Settle Complete Chapter 2 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM27.png A Light in the Darkness Complete Chapter 3 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM28.png Among Equals Complete Chapter 4 of Episode 5 Silver
Achievement2SM29.png Ascension Complete Chapter 5 of Episode 5
Achievement2SM30.png Poetic Justice Complete Chapter 6 of Episode 5 100G Gold
Achievement2SM31.png Jesse Victorious Completed Minecraft Season Two N/A Platinum

System requirements

According to this page:

Component Windows macOS
OS Windows 7 64Bit Service Pack 1 or higher 10.12 Sierra or higher
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz 2.3GHz Intel
Memory (RAM) 3GB or more 4GB or more
Hard disk space 15GB available space
Graphics Drivers Nvidia GTS 450 or better with 1024MB or more of VRAM (excluding GT) 1024 MB NVidia or ATI graphics card
DirectX Version 11 or higher N/A
Sound Card DirectX 11 or later N/A
Notes Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics. Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics. Requires Metal. For a full list of Macs that support Metal, please visit here.

Supported languages

According to the Steam page, the following languages are available in the game:

Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles
English Yes Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes
Spanish Yes Yes Yes
Russian Yes No Yes
Simplified Chinese Yes No Yes
Portuguese Yes Yes Yes

Gallery

Episode 1 - Hero in Residence
Episode 3 - Jailhouse Block
Miscellaneous

See also

References

  1. "Jesse’s adventure continues in Minecraft: #StoryMode - Season 2, premiering July 11 on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices!"@telltalegames on Twitter, June 7, 2017
  2. a b c d e f "Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two" (archived) – Nintendo Switch.
  3. a b "Hey! Did you hear? The new episode of Minecraft: Story Mode Season Two, "Giant Consequences" comes out August 15!"@stirpicus on Twitter, August 2, 2017
  4. a b c https://youtube.com/watch?v=mu38opcdXFc
  5. a b "It's time to go Below the Bedrock... the next episode of @Minecraft: #StoryMode premieres November 7!"@telltalegames on Twitter, October 26, 2017
  6. a b "We're happy to announce that @Minecraft: #StoryMode - Season Two's finale, "Above and Beyond," premieres December 19!"@telltalegames on Twitter, December 8, 2017
  7. "Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two Gets a New Episode, a New Disc, and New Languages Today!" , September 19, 2017.
  8. ESRB rating
  9. PEGI Rating
  10. Episode 1 ACB Rating
  11. OFLC Rating
  12. Episode 2 OFLC Rating
  13. Episode 5 OFLC Rating
  14. DEJUS Rating
  15. USK Rating
  16. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.telltalegames.minecraft200
  17. https://microsoft.com/en-us/p/-/9mwb4n4v937x
  18. a b c "Story Mode Season 2 trailer!" – Minecraft.net
  19. "Important Minecraft: Story Mode Information" – Minecraft.net, May 31, 2019
  20. https://playstation.com/games/minecraft-story-mode
  21. https://microsoft.com/p/-/brxn2k41qsjb
  22. a b c "Giving Minecraft a story" by Andrew Webster – The Verge, August 26, 2015.
  23. "PAX 2015: Minecraft Vet, Rookie Each Play Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode" by Jared Petty and Ryan McCafferty – IGN, August 28, 2015.
  24. "Minecraft: Story Mode: A chip off the old block" by Jeffrey Matulef – Eurogamer, September 9, 2015.
  25. Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two on Steam
  26. a b c d e f g "Story Mode Season 2: Coming Soon" – Minecraft.net
  27. a b c d e "Welcome (Back) to Beacontown!" , July 6, 2017.
  28. "Two, even! @matthewmercer was the villainous Aiden in season 1, and @YuriLowenthal plays Jesse’s adorable assistant Radar in season 2!"@stirpicus on Twitter, June 12, 2017
  29. "Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two - EXCLUSIVE SNEAK PEEK" - Telltale Games on YouTube, June 28, 2017
  30. "What about a season director? Glad you asked!! We got freaking powerhouse @literalpumpkin!! He also directed ep 1! It's amazing!!"@stirpicus on Twitter, June 7, 2017
  31. "I wrote the premiere, "Hero in Residence", which drops on July 11th!! Ahh!"@stirpicus on Twitter, June 7, 2017
  32. "Ha, yeah you’re right - Chris Reiser is the director of Story Mode *Season Two* Episode 3."@stirpicus on Twitter, June 27, 2017
  33. "Busy morning writing ep 2, now spending lunch hearing about the awesomeness @AdamWritesPlays & @stephenjmcmanus are bringing to ep 3."@stirpicus on Twitter, June 16, 2017
  34. a b https://medium.com/@stirpicus/mcsm-season-2-creative-team-7ba3811c7d9e


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