The official Microsoft blog contains a few new details regarding the recently announced Minecraft for the Wii U. The blog states that the long-awaited title supports four players locally and up to eight players online. This means that the game will be on par with the other consoles versions which have proved to be extremely successful.
Minecraft: Wii U Edition will have full play on the GamePad controller’s screen and split-screen play. As with the rest of the versions in Minecraft: Console Edition, it will support four players locally and up to eight players online