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Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition gets Trials Fusion skins as marketing continues seeping into games

Above: Minecraft and Trials together at last!

Image Credit: Ubisoft

That motorcycle game from Ubisoft is about to get a bit of a crossover with that popular block-building game. Why? Don’t ask questions — that’s why.

Ubisoft revealed today that it is teaming up with Microsoft to release Trials Fusion-themed skins for Minecraft on Xbox 360. Skin Pack 6, which hits Xbox Live on Wednesday, features two skins from Ubisoft and developer RedLynx’s side-scrolling motorbike platformer. The skin packs typically cost $2 and come with a variety of new looks for your Minecraft characters. The Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has enabled Microsoft to sell packs like these to the huge number of players who enjoy the Lego-like adventure title on the platform.

While Trials and Minecraft don’t have a whole lot in common, both franchises were top performers on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Trials Evolution, Fusion’s 2012 predecessor, was the fastest-selling Xbox Live game in history until Minecraft came along later that year.

The Trials skins are pixellated versions of the two standard biker models from Fusion. That game debuted on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 4 in April.

The two Trials skins for Minecraft on Xbox 360.

Above: The two Trials skins for Minecraft on Xbox 360.

Image Credit: Ubisoft

 

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Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. Present in 28 countries with 26 studios and a distribution network that spans more than 55 territories, Ubisoft has won over gamers wor... read more »

Mojang AB is a Swedish independent video game developer founded in May 2009 under the name Mojang Specifications by Markus Persson, and most known for creating the popular independent game Minecraft, which is a free-to-build sandbox ga... read more »

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