Minecraft Earth hasn’t made it to South Africa, but America doesn’t have it yet, either. So, that’s something.
Early access to Mojang’s augmented reality Minecraft spin-off, Minecraft Earth, has been granted for players in the UK, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, and Sweden. South Africa hasn’t made the cool kids list, yet, but more countries will be added in the coming weeks.
Minecraft Earth allows you build your Minecraft creations, alone or with friends, in the world around you. It also lets you wander the streets in order to gather resources and take on challenges. With early access you’ll be able to build (obviously), you’ll happen upon Tappables on your wanderings which can be mined for resources and Mobs, and you’ll be able to craft and smelt said resources. You’ll also be able to test your survival skills with Adventures, which are sort of like regular Minecraft, but life size and all around you.
Minecraft Earth will be available to play on devices running at least iOS 10 or Android 8. The list of participating countries will be updated regularly over here.