Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue, an In-Person Immersive Adventure Opening this September

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Block your calendars! Mine, Craft, and Battle Through Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue, an In-Person, Immersive Minecraft Adventure is going to be touring cities around the world. Dallas, Texas, you're up first! Tickets are now on sale for the Texas debut. Read on for more info and to see when this first of its kind experience is coming to you. 

Disclosure: this information comes directly from the press release. Assets from Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue.

More updates coming soon, so keep an eye out!

For the first time ever, the Minecraft community will have their chance to experience a real-world, immersive, interactive Minecraft adventure. To celebrate Minecraft’s 15th anniversary, Experience MOD and Mojang Studios announced Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue, which is set to debut in Dallas on September 20, 2024, giving longtime Minecrafters, players and non-players alike, and families of all ages their first chance to be heroes in a real-life, in-person Minecraft quest. Dallas is just the first stop; Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue will tour to additional cities around the world to be announced at a later date.

Interested Minecrafters who want to be first to attend can join the waitlist starting May 29th at www.minecraftexperience.com. The waitlist will gain access to the Dallas exclusive presale starting May 31st, and tickets go on sale to the general public June 3rd. Single ticket prices start at $32, and friends and family multipack tickets start at $28.

Minecraft is the best selling game of all time with over 300 million copies sold, with players from around the world adventuring and creating together in their Minecraft worlds. Now, with Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue spawning in cities around the world, they can take part in an epic rescue mission and story-based experience where iconic places and creatures from the game are brought to life before their eyes. 

Attendees begin their 1-hour journey by entering the forest, where they will learn the ropes, give tips to other players, or just bask in the blocky nature. Moving into the village, they will receive their quest and embark on a rescue mission with a team of fellow Minecrafters. On this interactive scavenger hunt, adventurers will journey through multiple Minecraft biomes while building structures and interacting with iconic mobs – some more friendly than others. Minecrafters can gush over pandas and dolphins as well as face skeletons, spiders, and – of course – creepers. Once they complete their quest, they can kick back and celebrate their heroic feat at the Minecraft Experience Trading Post with a crafty memento from the adventure.

“We’re thrilled to introduce the first-ever immersive touring Minecraft experience where guests can follow a quest through the Minecraft Overworld in real life. Starting in Dallas later this year, players will have their dreams of a Minecraft adventure brought to life,” says Kayleen Walters, Head of Franchise Development at Mojang Studios. “Finding ways for our community to express their love for Minecraft both in-game and out is always top of mind for us.”

Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue is designed to welcome players and non-players alike and no prior knowledge of Minecraft is required to enjoy the experience. New players, creators and longtime Minecrafters will love the opportunity to connect and reconnect with the game together in an entirely new and unforgettable way. 

“Minecraft Experience is an adventure unlike anything we have ever created. The collaboration between our creative and producing team and the teams at Mojang and Microsoft has created an entirely new form of in-person experience at the crossroads of game design, experiential storytelling, and high-tech multimedia,” says Supply + Demand's Founder and CEO Olivier Goulet.

The creative and producing team from Supply + Demand is led by Goulet, who is also an executive producer for Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue. With decades of experience in live entertainment, theatre, live and broadcast productions, and multi-sensory multimedia experiences, they have developed and promoted successful exhibitions for international institutions, brands, and artists including Cirque Du Soleil, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Cher, and many more.

This September 20th, Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue will spawn for a limited time into 2712 N Central Expressway in Plano, just North of I-635 adjacent to DART’s Parker Road station.

For more information, including tickets, presale waitlist, and future tour city updates, please visit www.minecraftexperience.com and follow on Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter); #minecraftexperience.

About Minecraft

Minecraft is the most popular video game of all time with a worldwide community of millions, including Antarctica and the Vatican City. At its core, Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. The Minecraft franchise continues to reach new players through ongoing game updates, games like Minecraft Education, Minecraft Legends, and Minecraft Dungeons, a diverse line of consumer products, a growing library of in-game Marketplace content, books and an upcoming major motion picture.  

About Microsoft

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. 

About Experience MOD

Experience Mod is the global producer of Minecraft Experience: Villager Rescue! in collaboration with Mojang Studios. The company is a creative, producing and promoting partnership with member companies who have a proven track record of success developing and bringing innovative, engaging entertainment experiences to audiences around the world. Experience MOD’s producing partners are Supply + Demand Studio (Quebec), Act 5 Entertainment (USA), The 7 Fingers (Quebec), FKP Scorpio GmBH (Germany), LOS Production (France) and Sierra Whiskey Entertainment (USA). 

About Supply + Demand

Supply + Demand is a full-service agency with over 20 years of experience in creative, production, and consulting services for immersive multimedia experiences and live events. The core team of 30 talented artists creates narratively driven content that captures audiences' hearts and minds. With a network of over 150 collaborators and partners, we have the resources to bring even the most ambitious visions to life. Our productions are designed to create unforgettable and meaningful experiences that reshape human connections. We specialize in live, hybrid, and virtual experiences.

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