As of January 2016, the "Minecraft: Wii U Edition" is the only "Minecraft" game for a Wii console. "Minecraft" is a sandbox video game in which players build and survive in a world that consists of blocks.
"Minecraft: Wii U Edition" has two game modes: survival and creative. The survival mode requires players to gather resources, forage for food, build shelter and survive hostile creates, and the creative mode provides an unlimited of resources and removes the need for food and shelter. Players can play the game either on their own or with friends. The Wii U version supports up to eight players in an online session and can split the screen for local multiplayer gameplay. The game also supports Nintendo Off-TV Play, meaning that players can play the game on the Wii U's gamepad.